Soldiers from Lombardy and Venice in the 16th century.

Lombard soldier, Venetian soldier, Renaissance, costumes, Mi-Parti,
Lombard soldier in 1503. Venetian soldier in 1515.

Lombard soldier in 1503, after Andrea of Milan. Louvre. Venetian soldier in 1515, according to Vittor Carpaccio. Pinakothek of Venice.

Soldat Lombard. 1503. D’après Andrea de Milan. Louvre. Soldat Venitien. 1515. D’après Vittor Carpaccio. Pinacotheque de Venise.

Source: Iconographie générale et méthodique du costume du IVe au XIXe siècle. Collection gravée à forte d’après des documents authentiques & inédits par Raphaël Jacquemin. Paris 1869.


Note:  Marguerite de Navarre. Coat of arms and emblematic motto.

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