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Additional 20916, f. 7 f. 7 Commission from Francesco Donato to Alvise Tron
Commission from Francesco Donato to Alvise Tron
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Description: Miniature of a bishop, his robe covered in fleurs-de-lis, seated in a mandorla of clouds holding a crown and the Tron family arms above a view of the bacino di San Marco in Venice, and a zoomorphic cartouche inscribed 'Nos Francis / cus Donato Dei / Gratia Dux / Venetiarum et Cetera', within a full border of grotesques, unicorns, and masks in gold monochrome with medallions of Francis of Assisi and Andrew (left) and a personification of Justice and a robed man, who is probably Alvise Tron (right). 
Origin: Italy, N. E. (Venice) 


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