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Re: Marcello's Letter and Marziano's Text (BnF ms. lat. 8745

Ross, Along with the Visconti Hours that came into Bianca’s possession sometime after her father’s death in August 1447, is it not possible Marziano’s deck came too (i.e., wouldn’t cards have been kept with other bibliophile materials even as they are today, especially as the cards game with a brief...

Re: Casa del Petrarca

On the subject of Petrarch and triumphs, any chance he viewed the triumphal Visconti frescoes at their castle on Lago Maggiore at Angera (which Filippo used in his title as count of Angera, MARIA PHILIPPVS ANGLVS DVX)? The chariots for the planets, at least the sun and moon's, hover over terrerstria...

Re: Visconti marriage & betrothal commemorations

Mikeh, I hate to ask you to spill more virtual ink here after that yeoman’s work of a post (wow! – still digesting it), but do you care to take a stab at these juxtaposed quotes from your post and the PMB image below to see if there is any correlation (not sure if I am reaching here)? “In the miniat...

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