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Portrait of Voltaire: 34.14-74

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Portrait of Voltaire

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Walker, Anthony
Painter: Gravelot, Hubert Fran├žois Bourguignon (After)

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Note

Plate used as a frontispiece?

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Engraving
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: From a Painting by Gravellot in the Possession of the Marquis de Villette / Aeta 84.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: 34.14-74
Primary reference Number: 186144
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Friday 13 January 2012 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Portrait of Voltaire" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/186144 Accessed: 2024-07-23 17:15:31

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