"The Greek goddess of love and beauty, identified by the Romans with their Venus, who was originally a deity of much less importance."-Whitney, 1902

Aphrodite

"The Greek goddess of love and beauty, identified by the Romans with their Venus, who was originally…

"Apollo in the Vatican" — Gayley, 1893

Apollo Vatican

"Apollo in the Vatican" — Gayley, 1893

"Marble statue of Augustus. In the Vatican." —D'Anvers, 1895

Augustus

"Marble statue of Augustus. In the Vatican." —D'Anvers, 1895

The Roman Chimaera is found in the Vatican.

Roman Chimaera

The Roman Chimaera is found in the Vatican.

This Roman column is a fragment taken from the Vatican, Rome.

Roman Column

This Roman column is a fragment taken from the Vatican, Rome.

This Roman console is shown in the front and side view. It is a design that includes two decorative swans found at the Vatican in Rome, Italy.

Roman Console

This Roman console is shown in the front and side view. It is a design that includes two decorative…

This Roman console is shown in its front and side view. It is found in the Vatican, Rome, Italy.

Roman Console

This Roman console is shown in its front and side view. It is found in the Vatican, Rome, Italy.

The Roman Eagle is found at the Vatican in Rome.

Roman Eagle

The Roman Eagle is found at the Vatican in Rome.

The Roman Mortuary Tablet Festoon is found in the Vatican.

Roman Mortuary Tablet Festoon

The Roman Mortuary Tablet Festoon is found in the Vatican.

The part of shaft foliated is a Roman state-candelabrum that is made out of marble. It is found at the Vatican museum in Rome, Italy.

Part of Shaft Foliated

The part of shaft foliated is a Roman state-candelabrum that is made out of marble. It is found at the…

This Lynx head is shown from its front and side view. It is an Antique Gargoyle, found in the Vatican.

Lynx Head

This Lynx head is shown from its front and side view. It is an Antique Gargoyle, found in the Vatican.

"Hera of the Vatican" — Gayley, 1893

Hera vatican

"Hera of the Vatican" — Gayley, 1893

"The following cut is taken from the Vatican Juno found in the ruins of Lorium." — Anthon, 1891

Juno

"The following cut is taken from the Vatican Juno found in the ruins of Lorium." — Anthon, 1891

Laocoon and his sons.

Laocoon

Laocoon and his sons.

"The Laocoon. By Agesander, Athenodorus, and Polydorus." —D'Anvers, 1895

Laocoon

"The Laocoon. By Agesander, Athenodorus, and Polydorus." —D'Anvers, 1895

This Antique Lion Head shows the front view of the antique head. This Lion's Head is found at the Vatican.

Antique Lion Head

This Antique Lion Head shows the front view of the antique head. This Lion's Head is found at the Vatican.

This Antique Lion Head shows the side view of the antique head. This Lion's Head is found at the Vatican.

Antique Lion Head

This Antique Lion Head shows the side view of the antique head. This Lion's Head is found at the Vatican.

Overbeck, (1789-1869) was a neoclassical artist. His pictures were diadactic and he used propaganda in many of his works.

Johann Friedrich Overbeck

Overbeck, (1789-1869) was a neoclassical artist. His pictures were diadactic and he used propaganda…

"A more graceful mode of wearing the <em>palla</em> was to attach it by means of a brooch, and allow it to hang down from the shoulders, as in the following cut, representing the statue of Phocion in the Vatican." &mdash; Anthon, 1891

Statue of Phocion

"A more graceful mode of wearing the palla was to attach it by means of a brooch, and allow…

St. Peter's, Rome is considered it's own city.

Rome, St. Peter's

St. Peter's, Rome is considered it's own city.

St. Peter's and the Vatican, Rome, 1901

St. Peter's and the Vatican

St. Peter's and the Vatican, Rome, 1901

A view of Rome including St. Peter's and the Vatican.

View of St. Peter's

A view of Rome including St. Peter's and the Vatican.

A portrait of the Vatican in Italy.

The Vatican

A portrait of the Vatican in Italy.

"Zeus of Otricoli. (Marble bust in the Vatican.)" &mdash; The Delphian Society, 1913

Zeus

"Zeus of Otricoli. (Marble bust in the Vatican.)" — The Delphian Society, 1913