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Fasciculus temporum
Italy, Naples, ca. 1498
MS M.801 fol. 123v

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Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Death of Fernando Francesco d’Avalos -- Body of Fernando Francesco d’Avalos, inscribed LO MAGNIFICO MARCHESE DE PESCARA, wearing hat, head on pillow, hands crossed at waist, reclines on bier carried on shoulders of six men, three with swords at waist. Four men, wearing plumed hats, carrying spears with draped tips (?) follow the bier; at far right, man wearing plumed hat, holding torch with right hand, leads the procession.

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