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Tarquin and Lucretia

A light-skinned nude woman, center, struggles while a light-skinned nude man, top left, violently pulls white translucent fabric off of her. Dark red and brown textiles, a pillow, dagger, and fallen nude statue complete the scene.
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  • A light-skinned nude woman, center, struggles while a light-skinned nude man, top left, violently pulls white translucent fabric off of her. Dark red and brown textiles, a pillow, dagger, and fallen nude statue complete the scene.

Date:

c. 1578/80

Artist:

Tintoretto (Jacopo Robusti)
Italian, 1518-1594

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 206

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Tintoretto

Title

Tarquin and Lucretia

Origin

Italy

Date

1570–1590

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

68 7/8 × 59 5/8 in. (175 × 151.5 cm)

Credit Line

Art Institute Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1949.203

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