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

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


Sheet: 37.5 x 38.5 cm (14 3/4 x 15 3/16 in.)(with thread margins around the borderline at the top and sides; lacking the lower margin)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, left 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


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