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Apollo after having overcome Marsyas in a challenge, orders him to be flayed alive: P.2089-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Apollo after having overcome Marsyas in a challenge, orders him to be flayed alive
Ovid's Metamorphoses

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Walker, William, (printmaker)
Draughtsman: Moreau, Jean Michel the younger (After)
Publisher: Kearsly, G

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

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

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
Circa 1760 CE - 1780 CE

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 213 mm Width 151 mm
Sheet Height 221 mm Width 158 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: APOLLO after having overcome MARSYAS / in a challenge, orders him to be flead alive.
  • Location: Plate lower centre, in border
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Moreau del.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Walker sc.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Published by G. Kearsly, No. 46 Fleet Street.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2089-1991
Primary reference Number: 95051
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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