16th c. italy

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Illustrations from the so-called “Brussels Album”, depicting numerous ceremonies held to mark the wedding of the Duke of Parma; Cornelis Cort after Frans Floris I, c. 1565;

Masquerade - Amazons fighting wild people

Welcoming ceremony for Margaret of Parma, Governor of the Netherlands 

Wedding ceremony of Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma and Margaret