225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Naples, ca. 1498
MS M.801 fol. 30r
Venice, showing San Marco next to Doge’s palace at right with bird, or statue of bird, atop arched opening on balcony; bridge at right; canal in foreground. Two columns at edge of piazza, one surmounted by Theodore the General, extending one hand to dragon, holding staff (?) with other hand; second column surmounted by winged lion, symbol of Evangelist Mark.
In upper half of page, mask or head, flanked by two winged putti, each grasping horns (?) on the mask.
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