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

Ceiling decoration (detail)

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

The picture shows the portrait of Julius Caesar in one of the eight medallions supported by caryatids on the vaulting in the Camera degli Sposi (Camera Picta).




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