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. 92v
Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Nobles entering Naples -- Shown in three miniatures:
1) Onorato Gaetani, Count of Fondi, wearing large brimmed hat, is seated on chair on litter carried by horse with rider at front and another at back, below inscription LO SIGNOR CONTE DE FUNNO. Two soldiers, each carrying halberd walk beside the litter; small figure stands on pole of litter raising fan (?) with left hand. Horse and rider follow all at far right.
2) Man wearing hat, carrying spear on right shoulder, his left hand on sword at waist, walks before Carlo Sanseverino, Count of Mileto, wearing hat, and spurs, astride bridled horse next to inscription LO SIGNOR CONTE DE MELITO. He is followed by man, wearing hat, and spurs, carrying lance, astride bridled horse.
3) Luigi Gesualdo, Count of Conza, and Francesco of Capua, Count of Altavilla are astride horses next to each other, preceded by man wearing hat, carrying spear, and followed by soldier wearing hat and armor, carrying spear and shield. At left, horseman, wearing hat and spurs carries lance with right hand. Inscription above them, LO SIGNOR CONTE DE CONZA ET LO SIGNOR CONTE DE AUTAVILLA LO QUALE UENEUANO INZIEME.
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