The Triumph of Caesar, Plate 2: Colossi, Siege Engines, and Tablet Bearers

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.101.11, Plate 2; Meyer 32, Plate 2

Dimensions

Sheet: 39 x 39.6 cm (15 3/8 x 15 9/16 in.) Image: 38 x 37.9 cm (14 15/16 x 14 15/16 in.)(borderline, including the lower borderline at the bottom)

Accession Number

2004.614

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

On the verso of the sheet is another impression of this print, in the same colors.

Markings

Recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971)

Provenance

Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA, accessioned 2004

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen