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

After a work copying The Workshop of Raphael

The battle of Constantine at the Milvian Bridge c.1853-76

Albumen print | 18.7 x 42.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852922

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A photograph of a drawing catalogued by Ruland (1876) as being then in the collection of R. W. Blake at Norwich, formerly in the Blenheim Collection. The drawing appears to be a copy of a drawing now in the Louvre which is generally described as the modello for the fresco of The Battle of Constantine at the Milvian Bridge, painted in the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican between 1520 and 1524. For further discussion, see RCINs 852820, 852921.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work copying The Workshop of Raphael (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Constantine I, The Great (272-337 AD)
    Maxentius, Emperor of Rome (278-312 AD)
  • 18.7 x 42.8 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    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.236 B.II.14