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Richard Earlom, 1743–1822
after Johan Joseph Zoffany, 1733–1810

Embassy of Hyderbeck to Calcutta

Additional Title(s):

Embassy of Hyderbeck to Calcutta

Materials & Techniques:
Stipple engraving and mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 19 7/8 x 26 1/4 inches (50.5 x 66.7 cm), Plate: 19 7/8 x 26 1/4 inches (50.5 x 66.7 cm), Image: 18 7/8 x 26 inches (47.9 x 66 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "<John Zoffany>"; on back, upper right: "80/71"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "John Zoffanÿ Esqr. R.A. pinxit"; lower center: "EMBASSY OF HYDERBECK TO CALCUTTA"; lower right: "Richd. Earlom Sculp. Londini."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baskets | caravan | carrying | chair | children | embassy | flag | grain elevator | historical subject | horse (animal) | howdah | ladder | landscape | men | natives | ruins | soldier | spears | travel | walking | women
Associated Places:
Asia | India | Patna | West Bengal
Associated People:
Kennaway, Sir John, first baronet (1758–1836), army officer in the East India Company and diplomatist
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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IIIF Manifest:

Mildred Archer, India and British Portraiture, 1770-1825, Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 1979, pp.173-76, fig. 109, ND 1327 I44 A72 (YCBA) [YCBA]

John Chaloner Smith, British mezzotinto portraits, being a descriptive catalogue of these engravings from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century : arranged according to the engravers, the inscriptions given at full length, and the variations of state precisely set forth : acc , Martino Pub., Mansfield Centre, CT, 2004, v.1, pp. 260-61, Earlom no. 49, NE1816.G7 S58 2004 [ORBIS]

Dudley Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1981, NE960.3 G7 B75 + Oversize (Mellon Shelf) (YCBA) [YCBA]

Mary Webster, Johan Zoffany, 1733-1810, National Portrait Gallery, London, 1976, p. 85, no. 114, NJ18 Z68 W43 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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