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

Nicolas Sangiorgi (active 1877)

Socle-paintings beneath 'The Oath of Leo III' published 1877

Engraving | 48.1 x 60.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852858

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A print reproducing the figures painted in monochrome on the dado below the fresco of The Oath of Leo III in the Stanza dell'Incendio in the Vatican. Lettered with title and production details (including publishing date). Annotated in pencil on both sides. Stamped with the blind stamp of the Calcografia Regia di Roma (Lugt 2144). Not in Ruland (1876).

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

    Nicolas Sangiorgi (active 1877) (engraver)

    Nicola Ortis (1818-97) (designer)

    Rome : Reale Calcografia (publisher)

    Constantine I, The Great (272-337 AD)
  • annotation: Pf. 29. V.1a [front, lower left, in pencil]
    annotation: page 210, 1a. [back, lower centre, in pencil]
  • 48.1 x 60.6 cm (sheet of paper)

    33.7 x 47.5 cm (platemark)

  • 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
    • 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.1b(add)