'Hesperides' by Basinio de' Basini of Parma


Country or nationality of origin: Italian
Place of origin: Rimini
Date: 1457-1468
Sigismondo is shipwrecked: Damaged cog or carrack, men in the rough sea saving themselves by clinging to the broken mast, planks and barrels.
Initial I(AM domiti) and group of putti linking arms facing in and outwards alternately around the vase from which the white vine-stem grows.

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