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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, seventeenth century-eighteenth century
after Simon Vouet, 1590–1649, French
after Claude Mellan, 1598–1688, French, active in Rome (1624–36) and in Paris
Published by Edward Cooper, active 1682 –died 1725, British
Title:
Lucretia Romana
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 × 7 13/16 inches (24.2 × 19.9 cm) and Image: 9 x 7 3/4 inches (22.9 x 19.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "reduced in Line." | L[...]s? | 411"; in brown ink, on back, lower right: "10492"

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "Lucretia Romana"; lower right: "E. Cooper ex:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.847
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed (furniture) | blankets (coverings) | carpet | cloth | couch | dagger (weapon) | death of Lucretia: she commits suicide by stabbing herself | legend | long hair | mythology | nude | religious and mythological subject | Roman | rug | suicide | woman
Associated People:
Lucretia (died ca. BC 508)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22538
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