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Drawing, Lucretia or Tarquinia Stabbing Herself

This is a Drawing. It was probably Francesco Coghetti. It is dated 1825–50 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, black chalk on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

22.7 x 15.5 cm (8 15/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

part of a watermark: circle

It is inscribed

Written in the left corner: "92," and in the corresponding corner on the back, "91."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Lucretia or Tarquinia Stabbing Herself; Probably Francesco Coghetti (Italian, 1804 - 1875); Italy; pen and brown ink, black chalk on off-white laid paper; 22.7 x 15.5 cm (8 15/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7624

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