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  • Title: The Death of Lucretia
  • Creator: Marcantonio Raimondi after Raphael
  • Date Created: ca. 1511-1512
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed on base of pillar, lower left: “it is better to die than to live in dishonor”
  • Print State: Only state
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1940
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving on laid paper
  • Keywords: death, mythology
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 208 mm x 130 mm (8.19 in. x 5.12 in.).
  • Bibliography: Bartsch 192 (vol. 14, p. 155) as extremely rare; Illustrated Bartsch 192 i (vol. 26, p. 188); The Print Collector’s Quarterly (vol. 3, p. 257), 1913; reproduced in Hind, Short History of Engraving; Shoemaker 20
  • Associated People: Created by Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, ca. 1470/1482 - 1527/1534), After Raphael (Italian, 1483-1520)
  • Accession Number: 1940.D1.168

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