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Tarquinius and Lucretia
  • Agostino Musi, artist
    circa 1490–after 1536
    born: Venice, Italy ; died: Rome, Italy
    born: Urbino, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; active: Italy
  • Tarquinius and Lucretia, 1523
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 285 x 423 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 297 x 435 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 11 1/4 x 16 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 11/16 x 17 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0125
Catalogue raisonné

Nude male figure (Tarquinius) in bedroom scene, lifts the cover off a nude female lying in a bed (Lucreatia). Tarquinius has a sword in his right hand. In the center background is a man with raised arms. There are two dogs coupling in the bottom right corner.