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Woodcut - The Triumph of Julius Cæsar
  • The Triumph of Julius Cæsar
    Andreani, Andrea, born 1558 - died 1629
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The Triumph of Julius Cæsar

  • Object:

    Woodcut

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1598 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Andreani, Andrea, born 1558 - died 1629 (print-maker)
    Mantegna, Andrea, born 1430 - died 1506 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    woodcut printed in chiaroscuro, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.1360

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 62

Physical description

Life-size statues of the gods Jupiter and Juno, carried away from a temple in a two horse chariot, accompanied by a colossal bust of Cybele in another chariot drawn by a single horse, and a page carrying a small idol : the background represents the model of a temple, battering rams, and other machines for besieging purposes, followed by trophies of arms; After Andrea Mantegna; Woodcut printed in chiaroscuro, on paper.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, made)

Date

1598 (made)

Artist/maker

Andreani, Andrea, born 1558 - died 1629 (print-maker)
Mantegna, Andrea, born 1430 - died 1506 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

woodcut printed in chiaroscuro, on paper

Descriptive line

The Triumph of Julius Cæsar; After Andrea Mantegna; Life-size statues of the gods Jupiter and Juno, carried away from a temple in a two horse chariot; Woodcut printed in chiaroscuro, on paper; By Andrea Andreani; Italy; 1598.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Wood-cutting; Chiaroscuro

Subjects depicted

Trophies of arms; Bust; Horses; Statues; Temple; Idol; Battering rams; Chariot; Gods

Categories

Prints; Woodcuts

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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