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

Giovanni Battista Angolo del Moro (c. 1514-c. 1573)

The Battle of Constantine at the Milvian Bridge [left half] c.1534-75

Etching | 40.0 x 55.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852916

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An etching reproducing the left half of the fresco of The Battle of Constantine at the Milvian Bridge, designed by Raphael and eventually painted by his workshop in the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican between 1520 and 1524. Only state. Bartsch suggested an attribution to Orazio Farinati.
  • Creator(s)

    Giovanni Battista Angolo del Moro (c. 1514-c. 1573) (etcher)

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

    Previously attributed to Orazio Farinati (1559-after 1616) (etcher)

    Subject(s)
    Constantine I, The Great (272-337 AD)
    Maxentius, Emperor of Rome (278-312 AD)
  • 40.0 x 55.4 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the first century to the tenth century
              • Rome and the Barbarians (305-400) (war)
                • Battle of the Milvian Bridge, 312 (Rome and the Barbarians)
          • War operations
            • Battles
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Sala di Costantino [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.235 B.II.10

    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 p.113, no.II.2 (entry by Stefania Massari)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.415, no.F 21.2