'Hesperides' by Basinio de' Basini of Parma


Country or nationality of origin: Italian
Place of origin: Rimini
Date: 1457-1468
Disembarkation of Alfonso’s army: A snowy scene under a rainbow in a storm-darkened sky: four galleys and two carracks (or cogs), the army on the march with the cavalry; two pikemen and a packhorse.
Initial I(NTEREA totum) with putti climbing over a mass of leaves and fruit in white vine-stem border.

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