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. 80v
Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Liberation of Otranto -- In landscape, buildings of city, cannons in field, army on winding road including: soldiers carrying spears; group of soldiers wearing plumed helmets, armor, spurs, holding lances, all astride bridled horses inscribed LO S(IGNOR) IOANNE ANTONIO CARRASO CON SUI CONSUBRINE; two cannons on wheels next to camp of eight tents surmounted by banners, before which stand group of soldiers holding spears and halberd; two soldiers in conversation; drummer standing in field;
Two soldiers wearing plumed helmets, armor, spurs, one holding crossbow, both astride horses, one caparisoned, below inscription LO S(IGNOR) CONTE DE MANERA; second camp of eleven tents, most surmounted by banners next to road; two more cannons on wheels following three soldiers wearing helmets (two plumed), armor and spurs, one carrying gun on shoulder, one blowing trumpet with heraldic banner, third carrying lance, all astride caparisoned horses next to inscription LO S(IGNOR) ARBIRICO CARRAFA.
At bottom, five cannons, three on wheels next to camp of ten tents, bannered, three soldiers holding spears; five soldiers wearing plumed helmets, armor, three holding spears, two astride caparisoned horses, all next to inscription LO S(IGNOR) MARINO BRANCHAZO.
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