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Monday, 19 January 2015

Impresa della Pause

Maiolica  plate from the dinner service of Isabella D'Este, Nicola da Urbino c.1525

The story of Phaedra and Hippolytus, with the central arms of Gonzaga-D'Este
© Victoria & Albert Museum

[The musical scroll below the coat of arms, with its moment of silence, is Isabella D'Este's personal device.]  



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