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

After a work by the workshop of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The erection of St Peter's Basilica, and corpses being picked up from the river Tiber c.1853-76

Albumen print | 9.6 x 30.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853008

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A photograph of a drawing now in the Musée du Louvre, Paris (inv. no.4305). The drawing has been described as a preparatory study by the workshop of Raphael, or a copy after such, for an unexecuted monochrome intended for the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican. Scholars have often attributed the drawing to Francesco Penni.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work by the workshop of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Constantine I, The Great (272-337 AD)
  • 9.6 x 30.4 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]
                • St. Peter's Basilica [Vatican City]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Sala di Costantino [Vatican Palace]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of Italy
            • River Tiber [Italy]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.240 E.36

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Cordellier/Py 1992 : Raphael : son atelier, ses copistes, 1992 / par Dominique Cordellier et Bernadette Py, Paris (Inventaire general des dessins Italiens ; V / sous la direction de Francoise Viatte) p.561, no.946