BREU, Jörg the Younger
(b. ca. 1510, Augsburg, d. 1547, Augsburg)

The Story of Lucretia

1541
Manuscript (Ms. 92), 493 x 345 mm
Eton College Library, Windsor

This illustration, watercolour, pen and ink on vellum, is from the manuscript Joannis Tirolli Antiquitates. It is an example of classicising tendencies in Augsburg painting. Formerly attributed to Jörg Breu the Elder, now it is given to Jörg the Younger and workshop.




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