The National Museum of Western Art

update 14 September 2021

Currently not on display

Guido Reni [Bologna, 1575 - Bologna, 1642]

Lucretia

Datec. 1636-38
Materials/Techniquesoil on canvas
Size (cm)101.5 x 82
Credit LinePurchased
CategoryPaintings
Collection NumberP.2001-0001
Lucretia

Provenance

Cardinale Boncompagni, Bologna(?); Duca Salviati, Florence & Rome until 1784 when acquired with the rest of his collection by John Udny, British Consul at Leghorn (Livorno); Passed to his brother, Robert Udny (1727-1800); His sale, Christie's, London 18th May 1804, lot. 86, bt. Richard Wyatt for L 42.0s; Probably John Sweetman, by whom sold at Herbert's , Dublin, 1-2 December 1817, lot. 13, bt. Plunkett; Private Collection, Ireland; Purchased by the NMWA, 2002.

Exhibition History

2007
Gods and Nature: The Essence of European Art from the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Himeji City Museum of Art, 4 November 2007 - 2 December 2007, cat. no. 3
2007
Gods and Nature: The Essence of European Art from the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Matsumoto City Museum of Art, 11 December 2007 - 3 February 2008, cat. no. 3
2014
The Rings from The Hashimoto Collection of The National Museum of Western Art, The National Museum of Western Art, 8 July 2014 - 15 September 2014, cat. no. 248
2015
Guercino, The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 3 March 2015 - 31 May 2015, cat. no. 31
2017
[Traveling Exhibitions Presenting National Art Museum Collections, Fiscal 2017] Muse: Women before the Artists' Eyes: From the Collection of the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, 22 April 2017 - 2 July 2017, Akita Museum of Modern Art, 15 July-18 September, cat. no. 33

Bibliography

1802
[Vaux, Edward.] Catalogue of the Entire Collection of Pictures belonging to Robert Udny, Esq., Deceated; Catalogue of the Pictures at Teddington. 1802, p.19/20.
1999
Pepper, D. Stephen. Guido Reni's Practice of Reparing Compositions. Atribus et Historiae. n. 39, 1999, pp. 30-33, fig. 3.
2003
Annual bulletin of the National Museum of Western Art. No. 36 (Apr. 2001-Mar. 2002), 2003, Takahashi, Mitsumasa. New Acquisitions. pp. 8-12, List of New Acquisitions. p. 37, repr.
2013
Masterpieces: The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. Tokyo, The Western Art Foundation, 2013 (Japanese, preface in Japanese and English), no. 35, col. repr.

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