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Creator:
Print made by William Faithorne, (?), 1656–ca. 1701, British
Published by Edward Cooper, active 1682 –died 1725, British
Title:

Lucretia Romana

Date:
between 1678 and 1717
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 15/16 x 8 3/8 inches (30.4 x 21.2 cm), Plate: 11 1/2 x 7 15/16 inches (29.2 x 20.1 cm), and Image: 10 13/16 x 7 3/4 inches (27.5 x 19.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "376"; lower right: "Faithorne?"

Lettered, 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:
B1970.3.898
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed | dagger | death | death of Lucretia: she commits suicide by stabbing herself | drapery | jewelry | mythology | ring | Roman | shoe | suffering, misfortune of Lucretia | suicide | woman
Associated People:
Lucretia (died ca. BC 508)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22589
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