The Triumph of Caesar: Six Corinthian Pilasters (pilaster no. 4 only)

1598
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Andrea Mantegna (Italian (Paduan, active in Mantua), about 1431–1506)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.101.11, Six Corinthian Pilasters (pilaster no. 4 only); Meyer 32, Six Corinthian Pilasters (pilaster no. 4 only)

Dimensions

Sheet: 38.5 x 7.8 cm (15 3/16 x 3 1/16 in.)(trimmed around the image)

Accession Number

21.10795.1

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two or three blocks, in shades of reddish brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Printed on the verso of the three-block chiaroscuro woodcut, “View of Mantua” (Passavant VI, p. 245, no. 112)

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