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Portrait of Voltaire: 34.14-74

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Portrait of Voltaire


Printmaker: Walker, Anthony
Painter: Gravelot, Hubert François Bourguignon (After)



Acquisition and important dates

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


Plate used as a frontispiece?

School or Style


Techniques used in production


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
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Audit data

Created: Friday 13 January 2012 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Portrait of Voltaire" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-09-27 04:16:42

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