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The Royal Academy of Arts

Engraver:
Richard Earlom (British, London 1743–1822 London)
Artist:
After Johan Joseph Zoffany (German, near Frankfurt 1733–1810 London)
Publisher:
Robert Sayer (British, Sunderland 1725–1794 Bath)
Date:
August 2, 1773
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
19 7/8 x 28 1/8 in. (50.5 x 71.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.600.685
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 690
Vendor: Stanley Crowe (British)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection".

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 27, 2004–October 25, 2004.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 19, 2016–October 24, 2016.

O'Donoghue V.p.56; Chaloner Smith I. 243.1; Wessely 102
John Chaloner Smith British Mezzotinto Portraits...from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century. Henry Sotheran & Company, vols. 1-4, 1878–83, vol. I, p. 243, no. 1.

J. E. Wessely Richard Earlom: Verzeichniss siner Radirungen und Schabkunstblätter. Hamburg, 1886.

Freeman O'Donoghue Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. vols. 1-5, London, 1908–22, vol. V, p. 56.

Clarissa Campbell Orr, Jessica David, Gillian Forrester, Charles Greig, Maya Jasanoff, Kate Retford, Robin Simon, Mary Anne Stevens Johann Zoffany R.A.: Society Observed. Ex. cat.: Yale Center for British Art and Royal Academy of Arts, 2011-12. Edited, with contributions by Martin Postle, New Haven and London, 2011, related oil painting, Royal Collection, cat. 44, pp. 218-220.



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