'Hesperides' by Basinio de' Basini of Parma

Country or nationality of origin: Italian
Place of origin: Rimini
Date: 1457-1468
The royal palace of Zephyrus on the island of Fortune: Rubbed figures of Sigismondo and (?). Castle and forest with blue-clad Psyche(?) reclining beneath trees.
Iinitial P(ost q[ua]m somnus) with interlace border, also drawing of putto riding emu [ostrich](?).

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