Note: Monogram is located in the lower left corner.
Production Date: 1860-61, 1868
Exhibition History: Hogarth Club, c. 1860, (in its original form); R.A., 1883
As Surtees has noted, the
original watercolour “depicted a
dark-haired, purposeful Lucrezia, attired in heavy robes, her large black eyes
directed to the front, washing her hands in a basin having administered a fatal
dose of poison to her husband, Duke Alfonso Bisceglie” (Surtees,
A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 1, 77).
Current Location: Tate Gallery
Catalog Number: 3063
Archival History: B.G. Windus; Christie's, Feb. 15, 1868 (lot 201),
s.; Frederick Leyland; Purchased by George Rae for £126;
Charles Ricketts; Presented by Charles Ricketts to the Tate in the
memory of Henry Michael Field, 1916