A victory of Emperor Charles V of Spain

A victory of Emperor Charles V of Spain

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Caption: A battlefield. A military leader on his throne and noblemen kneeling. A military victory of Emperor Charles V of Spain, A SERIES of twelve miniatures illustrating the victories of the Emperor Charles V. with descriptive quatrains in Spanish. Each miniature, including a border 3/4 inch wide, measures 10 1/4 inches in length by 7 inches in height, and is painted on the recto of a leaf of vellum, 11 1/2 x 8 inches. The quatrains are on the verso, each enclosed within an elaborate scroll-work border. At the beginning is the modern inscription Giulio Clovio. L'aquila triumphante de Carlos Quinto '; and

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Keywords: a series of twelve miniatures illustrating the victories of the emperor charles v with descriptive quatrains in spanish, and although the miniatures are executed in the highest style of the 16th century, armed conflict, battle, conquest, emperor, engraved by dirck volkertsen coorn- hert and published by jerome cock at antwerp in 1556, event, government occupations, historical, history, holy roman empire, illustration, military event, no external evidence to support these statements, occupation, people, role, ruler, spanish, the tradition is that the miniatures were painted by clovio for philip 11. of spain and remained in the escurial until they were removed by a french officer early in the present century. there is, visual works, war

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