The Body of Lucretia Exposed to the Romans
- between 1777 and 1778
- Pen and black ink, pen and brown ink, gray wash and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet: 24 7/8 x 37 inches (63.2 x 94 cm)
Inscribed on back in pen and brown ink center: "501A"
Collector's mark: J.N.Hughes
Signed in pen and brown ink lower right: "By James Barry"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- (story of) Lucretia | columns | death | historical subject | Lucretia's body is displayed on the way to the Roman Forum | men | nude | romans | temples | togas | woman
- Associated Places:
- Italy | Rome
- Associated People:
- Lucretia (died ca. BC 508)
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James Jefferys, 1751–1784, British, The Body of Lucretia Exposed to the Romans, between 1777 and 1778
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