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

Tommaso di Lorenzo (1841-1922)

The Vision of the Cross c.1861-1876

Engraving | 47.0 x 48.6 cm (platemark) | RCIN 852908

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A print reproducing 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. Lettered with artists' and printer's names below image. With coat of arms at lower centre, and head of a young man at lower right (detail from the fresco). State without dedication and publishing line. Annotated in pencil on both sides. Not in Ruland (1876). Described as from Pietro de Brognoli's series of prints after Raphael's Stanze frescoes and Sistine Chapel tapestries dated 1874 (Höper 2001).
  • Creator(s)

    Tommaso di Lorenzo (1841-1922) (engraver)

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

    Filippo Severati (1819-92) (designer)

    Angelo Biggi (active 19th century) (printer)

    Constantine I, The Great (272-337 AD)
  • annotation: p. 235. I. 2a [front, lower left, in pencil]
    annotation: p 235 / I. 2a [front, lower right, in pencil]
  • 47.0 x 48.6 cm (platemark)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (after 1876)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • 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.2a(add)

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.419, no.F 23.3