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#3508: Baptism of Constantine

Photo 3508: Baptism of Constantine - Vatican Museums

Photo Details

Photo ID
3508
Date
2006-07-19
Location
Vatican Museums
Description
The Baptism of Constantine. Detail of painting in the Room of Constantine in the Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani), painted 1517-24 by the school of Raphael based on drawings by the artist (who died in 1520). It illustrates the triumph of Christianity over paganism through four episodes in the life of Constantine the Great (306-37), the first Christian emperor: Vision of the Cross; Battle of Milvian Bridge; Baptism of Constantine; and Donation of Rome.
Camera
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Resolution
3320 x 2060 px
File Size
6.10 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
41.905491° N, 12.454602° E
Date Digitized
July 19, 2006
Date Uploaded
December 30, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes