The Triumph of Caesar, Plate 5: Elephants and Torches

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 5; Meyer 32, Plate 5

Dimensions

Platemark: 36.9 x 37.1 cm (14 1/2 x 14 5/8 in.)(lacks the lower margin)

Accession Number

B4095.5

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in three shades of violet-brown (one block not used in this impression)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

On the verso of this print is an impression of Plate 6: Trophy Bearers

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock