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Choose from 33 pictures in our Tarquinius collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


The Story of Lucretia, c. 1530. Creator: Master of the Kanis Triptych (Netherlandish), circle of Featured Tarquinius Print

The Story of Lucretia, c. 1530. Creator: Master of the Kanis Triptych (Netherlandish), circle of

The Story of Lucretia, c. 1530. The tribulations of the Roman noblewoman Lucretia, a well-known story from classical antiquity, is represented here in a northern setting. Assaulted in the background by Tarquinius, she is sorrowful in the foreground. At her side are her two brothers who will seek revenge. The style is closely related to panel paintings by a distinct yet anonymous master whose best-known work is the triptych commissioned around 1526 by Jacob Kanis of Nijmegen and now housed in the museum Commanderie van Sint Jan of that city

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'She carried in her arms nine books', c1912 (1912). Artist: Ernest Dudley Heath Featured Tarquinius Print

'She carried in her arms nine books', c1912 (1912). Artist: Ernest Dudley Heath

'She carried in her arms nine books', c1912 (1912). Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (died 495 BC) the seventh king of Rome, was offered the sacred prophecies of Sybyl Cumae by an old women asking an exorbitant price, he refused and six of the books were burnt before he relented. The books were thereafter kept in the Temple of Jupiter on the Capitoline Hill, Rome, to be consulted in times of emergency. From The Story of Rome, by Mary MacGregor. [Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., 1912]

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