The Triumph of Julius Caesar: Caesar Triumphant

(Italian, about 1558–1610)
(Italian, 1431–1506)
Catalogue raisonné: Bartsch XII.101.11 # 9 of a set of 9 (p. 102)
Location: not on view
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Enthroned in an elaborate chariot, Caesar rides past a triumphal arch. He holds a palm branch, the traditional attribute of Victory, depicted here as the winged allegorical figure holding a laurel crown above Caesar’s head. Ancient reports of triumphs agree this task was typically assigned to a slave. The words VENI, VEDI, VICI on the banner famously translate as “I came, I saw, I conquered.”
The Triumph of Julius Caesar: Caesar Triumphant

The Triumph of Julius Caesar: Caesar Triumphant


Andrea Andreani, Andrea Mantegna

(Italian, about 1558–1610), (Italian, 1431–1506)
Italy, 16th century

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