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Lucretia, the Roman, (painting)

Artist:
Unknown
Guido (copy after)
Subject:
Lucretia
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1575
1875
Old
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 577
"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.
Topic:
Portrait female
State of Being--Death--Suicide
History--Ancient--Rome
Control number:
AECI 04120403
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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