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Orestes, act IV, scene IV: P.2084-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Orestes, act IV, scene IV


Printmaker: Walker, Anthony (Possibly)
Printmaker: Walker, William, (printmaker) (Possibly)
Draughtsman: Gravelot, Hubert Fran├žois Bourguignon (After)



Legal notes

Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Circa 1750 - 1760

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 175 mm Width 119 mm
Sheet Height 229 mm Width 145 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Gravelott del.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Walker sculp.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: ORESTES, Act IV, Scene IV.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2084-1991
Primary reference Number: 95044
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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