Victory of the Sienese Troops at Val di Chiana in 1363 by Lippo Vanni

also known as The Battle of Sinalunga

probably datable as 13734

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The Sienese victory in the Val di Chiana over English mercenaries in 1363. His monochromatic fresco records the progress of the battle and the disposition of the troops episodically across the wall; it is a graphic chronicle of the event rather than a naturalistic reconstruction, with cities carefully labeled and the armies identified by the heraldic flags of their leaders.

Italian trumpeters in Armies of the Middle Ages, volume 1 by Ian Heath, based on Victory of the Sienese Troops at Val di Chiana in 1363 by Lippo Vanni

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