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

Sheet: 37.3 x 38.1 cm (14 11/16 x 15 in.)(trimmed to the borderline or with small margins at the top and sides; lacking the lower margin)

Accession Number

2004.611.5

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in two shades of orange-brown, brown, and dark brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, right center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Franz Rechberger, Vienna (1771-1841)(Lugt 2133), 1800; verso, top left, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Franz Gawet, Vienna (1765-1847)(Lugt 1069), 1824

Provenance

Franz Rechberger, Vienna (1771-1841)(keeper of the Count Moritz von Fries collection until about 1820; director of the Albertina from 1827 until his death)(Lugt 2133), 1800; Franz Gawet, Vienna (1765-1847)(Lugt 1069), 1824; W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA, accessioned 2004

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen