The Vision of Constantine (Bernini)  

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The Vision of Constantine is an equestrian sculpture by the Italian artist Gianlorenzo Bernini, located in the Scala Regia by St Peter's Basilica, Rome. Originally commissioned as a free standing work of art within St Peter's itself, the sculpture was finally unveiled in 1670 as an integral part of the Scala Regia - Bernini's redesigned stairway between St Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Palace. Unlike other large works by Bernini, art historians have suggested that this work was almost entirely undertaken by him - no other sculptors have been recorded as receiving payment. Bernini's overall fee was 7,000 Roman scudi.



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