(b. 1431, Isola di Cartura, d. 1506, Mantova)
Triumphs of Caesar (scene 6)1485-95
Tempera on canvas, 267 x 278 cm
Royal Collection, Hampton Court
This scene shows bearers of coins and plate, trophies of royal armour. Richly worked royal weapons and body armour are energetically hoisted on poles by the bearers. The use of contrasting red-green colouring gives the scene a penetrating glow.