MANTEGNA, Andrea
(b. 1431, Isola di Carturo, d. 1506, Mantova)

Suite of Cardinal Francesco (detail)

1465-74
Walnut oil on plaster
Camera degli Sposi, Palazzo Ducale, Mantua

The left arcade of the west wall depicts the suite of Cardinal Francesco. The scene beneath the left arcade shows a groom leading a saddled horse, a pair of hunting dogs, and a page holding one of the dogs on a leash.