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

Triumphs of Caesar (scene 8)

1485-95
Tempera on canvas, 267 x 278 cm
Royal Collection, Hampton Court

This scene shows musicians and standard bearers. A colourful band of musicians pass by carrying a wide range of instruments, including the tambourine, trumpets, bagpipes, and the lyre.