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Fasciculus temporum
Italy, Naples, ca. 1498
MS M.801 fol. 92r

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Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Marriage of Marco Coppolo and Maria Piccolomini -- In miniature of two registers, at upper left, Ferdinand I of Naples, crowned, holding scepter with right hand and globe with left hand, is seated on throne with canopy, his feet on cushion, next to his queen, Joanna of Aragon, crowned, seated on chair. Next to them, Duchess of Calabria, crowned (?) sits in chair. At right, three musicians wearing hats play trumpets in box or balcony decorated with garland, gold balls and winged bust of man with animal ears. In lower register, Maria Piccolomini, veiled (?) and Marco Coppolo, wearing hat, are shown twice as couple.

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