Prints and Drawings
Engraver: Tommaso Piroli, Italian, 1752–1824
Artist: John Flaxman, British, 1755–1826
Publisher: Jane Matthews

The Ghost of Clytemnestra, plate 24 from The Tragedies of Aeschylus

1793, published 1795

Engraving

platemark: 19.3 × 34.6 cm (7 5/8 × 13 5/8 in.) sheet: 34.5 × 47.2 cm (13 9/16 × 18 9/16 in.)
Gift of Susan B. Matheson and Jerome J. Pollitt, B.A. 1957, in honor of Suzanne Boorsch, the Robert L. Solley Curator of Prints and Drawings, 2000–2018
2018.121.1
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Geography: 
Made in United Kingdom
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Purchase, after 1994

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.