MS M.801, fol. 110v

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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, Ferdinand II of Naples departing to confront Charles VIII of France -- Ferdinand II, wearing hat and armor is astride caparisoned horse. He is surrounded by soldiers wearing plumed helmets and armor, some astride caparisoned horses, some possibly on foot, carrying swords, lances or spears, some bannered.
In left margin, cyclops holding club with right hand and shield with left, confronting dragon with bird beak; nude figure forming part of initial A, decorated with vining ornament; three nude women, one back-turned, enclosed in initial Q composed of leafy vine.