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

Nicola Moneta (1807-84)

Socle-paintings beneath 'The Coronation of Charlemagne' published 1877

Engraving | 48.2 x 60.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852859

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A print reproducing the figures painted in monochrome on the dado below the fresco of The Coronation of Charlemagne in the Stanza dell'Incendio in the Vatican. Lettered with title and production details (including publishing date). Annotated in pencil on both sides. Not in Ruland (1876).

The crowned seated figure flanked by terms is Charlemagne, one of the six Protectors of the Church painted along the dado of the Stanza.
  • Creator(s)

    Nicola Moneta (1807-84) (engraver)

    Nicola Ortis (1818-97) (designer)

    Rome : Reale Calcografia (publisher)

    Subject(s)
    Charlemagne, Holy Roman Emperor (742-814)
  • annotation: Pf. 29. V.1a [front, lower left, in pencil]
    annotation: page 210, 1a. [back, lower centre, in pencil]
  • 48.2 x 60.7 cm (sheet of paper)

  • I RE ESISTENTI NELLE CAMERE VATICANE / Decorazione del Basamento nella Camera dell'Incendio di Borgo.

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (after 1876)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Architectural design
          • Architectural decoration & motifs
            • Herms & Terms
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza dell'Incendio [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.210 C.1c(add)