Lithograph of Saint Constantine in grooved wood, gilded with ormolu and painted in red - bordeaux color with matte varnish.
Dimensions: 20 x 26 cm.
Saint Constantine, also known as Constantine the Great, was the emperor of the Western Roman Empire. He signed the Edict of Milan in 313 AD, an agreement to treat Christians benevolently within the Roman Empire. He established the principle of religious freedom, transferred the capital of his empire to Constantinople, and convened the first Ecumenical council of Nicaea.