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

Francesco Faraone Aquila (active 1690-1740)

The Baptism of Constantine [from the Sala di Costantino] published 1722

Etching | 53.0 x 61.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852935

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A print reproducing the fresco of The Baptism of Constantine, painted by Raphael's workshop on the east wall of the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican between 1520 and 1524. Lettered with artists' names, publisher's address and text in Latin along the lower margin. Numbered at lower right: 4. From Picturae Raphaelis Sanctij Urbinatis ex Aula et Conclavibus Palatij Vaticani..., a series of 18 plates (plus title-page) after Raphael's frescoes in the Vatican published in 1722. The publishing date is to be found on the title-page of the series.
  • Creator(s)

    Francesco Faraone Aquila (active 1690-1740) (printmaker)

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

    Francesco Faraone Aquila (active 1690-1740) (designer)

    Domenico de Rossi : Rome (publisher)

    Subject(s)
    Constantine I, The Great (272-337 AD)
  • 53.0 x 61.4 cm (sheet of paper)

    48.0 x 56.5 cm (platemark)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Christian church in general
            • Sacraments
              • Baptism
    • 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.2

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Raphael Invenit 1985 : G. Bernini Pezzini et al., Raphael Invenit. Stampe di Raffaello nelle Collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome, 1985 pp.121-2, no.I.4 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)