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

Paolo Fidanza (b. 1731)

Head of the allegorical figure of Justice [from the Sala di Costantino] published 1785

50.7 x 34.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852974

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A print reproducing the head of the allegorical figure of Justice, painted next to Pope Urbanus I on the right of the fresco of The battle of Constantine at the Milvian Bridge, executed by Raphael's workshop in the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican between 1520 and 1524. Lettered along the lower margin. Numbered at upper right: XXX. Probably plate 30 of  Tetes choisies de personagges illustres... published by Fidanza in Rome in 1785.

Paolo Fidanza became famous for publishing six volumes of prints of heads after Raphael between 1757 and 1763.
  • Creator(s)

    Paolo Fidanza (b. 1731) (printmaker)

    After a work by the workshop of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 50.7 x 34.8 cm (sheet of paper)

    42.8 x 31.7 cm (platemark)

  • La GIUSTIZIA effigiata da Rafaello [sic] a olio accanto al quadro della Battaglia fra Costantino, e Massenzio , nel Palazzo Vaticano.

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

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

    Ruland p.238 C.IV.7