October 27, 312~ Constantine has a vision before Battle of Milvian Bridge

The Vision of Constantine by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

1664-70 / Marble with painted stucco drapery / Over-life-size / Scala Regia, Vatican City, Italy

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2 thoughts on “October 27, 312~ Constantine has a vision before Battle of Milvian Bridge

  1. Not mine. It’s from Wikipedia. Since Bernini designed the Scala Regia, I imagine he placed the statue deliberately to achieve that effect. I know he used a window to illuminate his sculpture of the Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, so I wouldn’t be surprised if this was also intentional.

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