Paintings of Italian Soldiers of the mid to late 15th Century

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Totila and the cleric traitor, by Benedict Bonfigli, ca. 1454



Filippo Scolari
by Andrea del Castagno, 1455


Farinata degli Uberti
by Andrea del Castagno, 1455



Legend of the True Cross by Piero Della Francesca
San Francesco, Arezzo, Italy, 1452-1466AD


4. Vision of Constantine by Piero della Francesca

5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius at Milvian Bridge by Piero della Francesca

8. Battle between Heraclius and Chosroes by Piero della Francesca

'Hesperides' by Basinio de' Basini of Parma, Italy, 1457-1468AD


Combat at a castle. 'Hesperides' by Basinio de' Basini of Parma

Navy and army besieging a castle. 'Hesperides' by Basinio de' Basini of Parma

Italian camp and army. 'Hesperides' by Basinio de' Basini of Parma

Italian army on the march. 'Hesperides' by Basinio de' Basini of Parma

The taking of Pisa - unknown Florentine master of the 1460s

Taking of Pisa, detail of leftTaking of Pisa, detail of right

The battle of Anghiari - unknown Florentine master of the 1460s



Conversion of St. Paul by Luca Signorelli, c. 1470



Federigo de Montefeltro by Della Francesca, c.1470


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Frescos in the Chapel of San Fiorenzo by Bastia di Mondovi, 1472



The Triumph of Camillus by Biagio d'Antonio, Florence, Italy, c. 1470/1475



Miracle of St Bernard by Perugino, 1473



Betrayal detail from the Last Supper by Cosimo Rosselli, 1481-82



Delivery of the keys by Pietro Perugino, 1481-1483


detail of the Italian soldiers in middle left

The Stories from the Life of St Ursula by Vittore Carpaccio, 1490-96


The Pilgrims' Arrival in Cologne, the Life of St Ursula, by Vittore Carpaccio, 1490-96

Martyrdom of the Pilgrims, the Life of St Ursula, by Vittore Carpaccio, 1490-96

The fight between the Bonacotsi and Gonzaga in the Piazza Sordello in Mantua, 1494, by Domenico Morone



Guard Room Fresco, Castello di Issogne, Val d'Aosta, north west Italy, c.1495



Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, in 'Madonna della Vittoria' by Andrea Mantegna, 1496



Group of Italian Soldiers and Men in Oriental Costume
by Vittore Carpaccio, 1493-1500





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