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Vatican Frescoes

Vatican Frescoes


Battle scene

published c.1789-1798

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

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)

  • 29.5 x 49.2 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • 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]