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

After Giovanni Francesco Penni (1496-c. 1536)

The Emperor Constantine addressing his troops c.1853-76

Albumen print | 17.7 x 31.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852910

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A photograph of a drawing by Giovanni Francesco Penni now in the Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth House (inv. no.175). The drawing is a preparatory study for the fresco of The Vision of the Cross, painted by Raphael's workshop on the east wall of the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican between 1520 and 1524.
  • Creator(s)

    After Giovanni Francesco Penni (1496-c. 1536) (artist)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Constantine I, The Great (272-337 AD)
  • 17.7 x 31.6 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • 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.I.4

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.244, no.445