The Triumph of Caesar: Frontispiece

1599
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Andrea Mantegna (Italian (Paduan, active in Mantua), about 1431–1506)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.101.11, Frontispiece; Meyer 32, Frontispiece

Dimensions

Sheet: 36.5 x 36.8 cm (14 3/8 x 14 1/2 in.)(trimmed to, or slightly into, the borderline)

Accession Number

21.10794.1

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in four shades of grayish brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

James B. Ayer, Boston; to his children, Mrs. John E. Rousmanière, Mrs. Henderson Inches, Nathaniel F. Ayer, Esq., and James B. Ayer (1882-1968, Chief of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School); their gift to the MFA December 31, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer