"Guido Reni. (1575-1642.) Bologna. Lucretia, the Roman. 28 x 38. Original in the Capitoline Gallery, Rome. This Roman matron, having been violated by sextus, eldest sone of Tarquin, king of Rome, stabbed herself. This episode led to the downfall of the monarchy."
A Catalogue of Paintings in the Gallery of D.W. Powers, Rochester, N.Y. with Explanations and Sketches of Painters by C.C. Merriman. Rochester, N.Y.: E.R. Andrews, Book and Job Printer, Aqueduct Street, 1877.