Lucretia

Lucretia by Rembrandt 1666 - Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Lucretia by Rembrandt 1666 – Minneapolis Institute of Arts

“Lucreta has tears in her eyes. This Roman heroine has been raped and preferred to commit suicide than live on in dishonour. Rembrandt was probably the first artist to manipulate paint on canvas with a palette knife. He used this tool in the lower part of Lucretia’s white shift and even her right hand

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