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. 104v
Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Ambassador of Turkey entering Naples -- Turkish ambassador, inscribed INBASCIATORE DE TURCHI, wearing turban-like hat, astride bridled horse, is accompanied by ten horsemen, three blowing trumpets, two bannered; one playing pipe and tabor; two others wearing turban-like hats; and one, wearing soft hat, carrying bannered lance.
Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Ambassador of Turkey entering Naples -- Below, man wearing hat walks before seven horsemen, three wearing hats, including Alfonso II of Naples inscribed LO MAISTA DEL S(IGNOR) RE ALFONSO; two wearing turban-like hats, including the Turkish ambassador inscribed INBASCIATORE; and two wearing soft hats, each carrying bannered lance.
In left margin, later addition (?), of nude figure, possibly woman, with long braided hair, wearing hat and sandles, standing on head of one of the horses.
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