The Triumph of Caesar, Plate 9: Julius Caesar on his Chariot

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 9; Meyer 32, Plate 9

Dimensions

Sheet: 38.4 x 38 cm (15 1/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.628

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

On the verso of the sheet is another impression of the same print, in slightly cooler tones of brown.

Inscription

In pen and brown ink, bottom right, within the chariot wheel: "1678 - Ex Museo Jacobi Francisci Arpini Phil & Med [indecipherable character] 5 1678"

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA, accessioned 2004

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen