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Agrippina, surrounded by her children, weeping over the ashes of Germannicus: 33.A.8-33

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Titles

Agrippina, surrounded by her children, weeping over the ashes of Germannicus

Maker(s)

Green, Valentine (Printmaker)
Boydell, John (Publisher)
After West, Benjamin (Painter)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Richard, 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam, 1816

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

18th century
Production date: AD 1774

Note

Inscription on bottom "from the original picture in the possession of A. Vesey, Esqr." and "B. West R.A. pinxit, 1773, London" and "V. Green, Engraver in Mezzotinto to his Majesty, fecit" and "Publish'd by J. Boydell, Cheapside, July 25th. 1774."

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Identification numbers

Accession number: 33.A.8-33
Primary reference Number: 206297
Whitman (Green): 180.I
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Wednesday 13 July 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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