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

After a work attributed to Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546)

Warrior falling backwards c.1853-76

Albumen print | 21.8 x 30.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852927

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A photograph of a drawing now in the Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth House (inv. no.59). Formerly attributed to Raphael and now generally ascribed to Giulio Romano, the drawing is preparatory for the figure of a fallen warrior painted in the right foreground of the fresco of The Battle of Constantine at the Milvian Bridge, executed by Raphael's workshop in the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican (1520-24) after designs by the master.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work attributed to Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546) (artist)

  • 21.8 x 30.2 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • War operations
            • 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)
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.236 B.II.19

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.243, no.440