MS M.801, fol. 109r

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Werner Rolevinck

Fasciculus temporum

Naples, Italy
ca. 1498
420 x 230 mm
MS M.801
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Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, French entering Naples -- Youthful figure walks behind two men, wearing bejeweled hats, astride bridled horses; dogs are below. Charles VIII, king of France, inscribed LA MAISTA DE RE DE FRANZA, wearing bejeweled hat, falcon on left hand is astride ass (?) with trappings. Two soldiers carrying halberds, one wearing breastplate with initial S enclosed in medallion surmounted by crown, walk before the riders.
Below, two soldiers, wearing hats with plumes, carrying halberds walk behind six horsemen wearing hats, two with plumes. One carries bird on left wrist.