The Death of Virginia

Oil on canvas | 192 x 197cm | 1635

Jacques de Létin

Lestin’s “Death of Virginia” was painted on a subject borrowed from “The History of Rome” from the city’s foundation to 9 BC by the Roman historian Livy (c.59BC – 17AD). The Roman centurion Lucius Virgilius killed his daughter because he could not pr...
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