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A Vestal of -93, Trying on the Cestus of Venus: P.312-1948

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A Vestal of -93, Trying on the Cestus of Venus

Maker(s)

Gillray, James (Printmaker)
Humphrey, Hannah (Publisher)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948) by Beaumont, Violet, Lady

Dating

18th century
Production date: AD 1793

Note

Published April 29th 1793. Second state, with the face of the central character changed such that it does resemble Lady Cecilia Johnston

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Aquatint Hand colouring

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.312-1948
Primary reference Number: 161611
Stephens/George: 8389 see
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 19 May 2015 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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