Fragments of the colossal statue of Constantine the Great, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Rome

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RIBApix ref no RIBA5522
Architect/DesignerDella Porta, Giacomo (1538-1602)
Guidetti, Guidetto (d. 1560s)
Michelangelo (1475-1564)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date0001
Image Date1954
ViewExterior
StyleRoman
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/ROM/631 (ES373.4)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Constantine I reigned from 25 July 306 AD to 29 October 312 AD. The Palazzo dei Conservatori, which houses part of the Capitoline Museum, was built by Giacomo della Porta in 1564-1575 to the design of 1536 by Michelangelo.

Subject tags

museums, marble, fantastic architecture, statues, royalty