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The frescoes in the Vatican Palace commissioned by Popes Julius II and Leo X

Conrad Martin Metz (1749-1827)

Battle scene published c.1789-98

Etching | 29.5 x 49.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852930

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A facsimile etching of a drawing attributed on the plate to Perino del Vaga, related to the fresco of The Battle of Constantine at the Milvian Bridge, painted by Raphael's workshop in the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican (1520-24) after designs by the master. Lettered with title and attribution to Perino. Published in C.M. Metz's Imitations of ancient and modern drawings, London 1789 and 1798.
  • Creator(s)

    Conrad Martin Metz (1749-1827) (etcher)

    After a work attributed to Perino del Vaga (Florence 1501-Rome 1547) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Constantine I, The Great (272-337 AD)
    Maxentius, Emperor of Rome (278-312 AD)
  • 29.5 x 49.2 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the first century to the tenth century
              • Rome and the Barbarians (305-400) (war)
                • Battle of the Milvian Bridge, 312 (Rome and the Barbarians)
          • War operations
            • Battles
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Sala di Costantino [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.236 B.II.21