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The rape of Lucretia by Tarquin. Line engraving with stipple by G. Tomba after G. Cagnacci, 1801.

  • Cagnacci, Guido, 1601-1663.
Date
1801
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46767i
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Description

Episode in Livy, Ab urbe condita, 1.58. In the background, the slave whose dead body Tarquin had threatened to place in Lucretia's bed

Publication/Creation

Bologna : F. Rosaspina, 1801.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with stipple ; image 23.2 x 29 cm

Lettering

Che far potea la sventurata, e sola sposa di collatino in tal periglio ... dalla collezione di Carlo Filippo Aldrovandi Mariscotti. Guido Cagnacci dip. Giulio Tomba inc.

References note

P. G. Pasini, Guido Cagnacci pittore (1601-1663), Rimini, 1986, pl. 8 (after painting in the Accademia di S. Luca, Rome)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 46767i

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  • Italian


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