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Creator:
James Jefferys, 1751–1784, British
Title:

The Body of Lucretia Exposed to the Romans

Date:
between 1777 and 1778
Medium:
Pen and black ink, pen and brown ink, gray wash and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24 7/8 x 37 inches (63.2 x 94 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1988.25
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
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)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2798
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