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

Giovan Battista Leonetti (active 1800)

Head of a bearded man wearing a beret [from 'The Baptism of Constantine'] c.1800-1850

Engraving | 30.1 x 22.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852937

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A print reproducing the head of the bearded man wearing a beret painted on the left of the fresco of The Baptism of Constantine, executed by Raphael's workshop in the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican between 1520 and 1524. Lettered with production details. The figure is identified as the painter Francesco Penni. Published in Raccolta delle teste dei filosofi, dei Poeti, colle nove Muse ed Apollo, e di altri uomini illustri dipinti da Raffaelle..., a series engraved by a number of different artists after designs by Luigi Agricola.
  • Creator(s)

    Giovan Battista Leonetti (active 1800) (engraver)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (designer)

    Luigi Agricola (c. 1750- c. 1821) (designer)

    Franzetti, Agapito : Rome (publisher)

    Giovanni Francesco Penni (1496-c. 1536)
  • 30.1 x 22.8 cm (sheet of paper)

  • GIANFRANCESCO PENNI / Soprannomato il Fattore. Questo pittore Fiorentino fu scolaro di / Raffaele, ed uno de' suoi eredi. Morì in Napoli di anni 40.

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Medical sciences
        • Anatomy
          • Heads
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Sala di Costantino [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.237 B.III.3