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Triumph of Caesar

A work made of chiaroscuro woodcut from four blocks in black and light medium and dark greenish gray on off-white laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of chiaroscuro woodcut from four blocks in black and light medium and dark greenish gray on off-white laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1599

Artist:

Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59-1629)
after Andrea Mantegna (Italian, 1431-1506)

About this artwork

Andrea Mantegna painted The Triumphs of Julius Caesar between 1484 and 1494 for the Gonzaga palace in Mantua. They were copied in a series of grisaille paintings by Francesco Malpizzi. In 1599, Andrea Andreani made a complete set of chiaroscuro woodcuts after these grisailles.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Andrea Andreani

Title

Triumph of Caesar

Origin

Italy

Date

Made 1599

Medium

Chiaroscuro woodcut from four blocks in black and light medium and dark greenish gray on off-white laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

345 × 370 mm (image/text); 376 × 393 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of the Print and Drawing Club

Reference Number

1926.452.1

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