Triumph of Titus and Vespasian

As part of the Mantua sale, Charles acquired a number of works by the Gonzaga’s court painter Giulio Romano, Raphael’s most talented pupil. Many of these pictures depict scenes from antiquity, some with a decidedly imperial flavour.

Sale Inventory c.1649-51

Giulio Romano

Triumph of Titus and Vespasian, his son (on a chariot)

Walpole Society reference (1972): 
WS 71, №35
Appraisal: 
150-0-0
Sold to: 
Louvre
Sold for: 
£170
Sale date: 
19/04/1650
Identification certainty: 
Identified