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Orlando uprooting a pine: P.542-1985

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Orlando uprooting a pine


Printmaker: Blake, William
Draughtsman: Stothard, Thomas



Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey


Production date: AD 1783


Illustration to Orlando Furioso, Translated from the Italian of Lodovico Ariosto, with notes by John Hoole, London: Printed for the Author, 1783.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 150 mm Width 107 mm
Sheet Height 229 mm Width 142 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Vol. 3
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: Page 164
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: Stothard del.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Blake sc
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 3/6
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.542-1985
Primary reference Number: 31327
Bentley: 417
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Monday 21 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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