Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tarquin attacking Lucretia, a servant at left witnessing the scene

Artist:
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Giulio Romano (Italian, Rome 1499?–1546 Mantua)
Date:
ca. 1540
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 7/16 x 13 3/8 in. (24 x 34 cm) plate: 8 7/8 x 13 1/8 in. (22.5 x 33.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.790
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered lower right: 'G.MAF'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis no.2 (only state); Bellini 1998 no. 2; Bartsch XV.396.27
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Suzanne Boorsch, R. E. Lewis, Michal Lewis The Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Giorgio Ghisi. Bassano del Grappa, 1998.



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