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Creator:
Johann Jacobus Haid, 1704–1767
after Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:

Mr. Foote in the Character of Major Sturgeon in "The Mayor of Garratt"

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Mayor of Garratt

Date:
1765
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 5/8 x 20 5/8 inches (44.8 x 52.4 cm), Plate: 16 7/8 x 19 3/4 inches (42.9 x 50.2 cm), and Image: 15 7/8 x 19 3/4 inches (40.3 x 50.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "7137 - + s / Mr. Foote in the character of Major Sturgeon"; on back, lower left: "44161"; on back, lower right: "The Mayor of Garratt"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Zoffany Pinxt."; lower center: "Publish'd as ye Act directs Augst. 1st. 1765 by J. Boydell in Cheapside"; lower right: "J. G. Haid fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14610
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actors | antlers | books | boots | brocade | chair | coats | comedy | costume | fireplace | flowers (plants) | humor | interior | literary theme | maps | men | muskets | newspaper | play | satire | smile | swords | table | The Mayor of Garratt, play by Samuel Foot, 1764 | theater (discipline) | tricornes | trophy | wigs
Associated People:
Foote, Samuel (bap. 1721, d. 1777), actor and playwright
characters
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40624
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C. A. Lennox-Boyd, Theatre: the age of Garrick, English mezzotints from the collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd , Christopher Lenox-Boyd, London, 1994, pp. 33-34, no. 14, NE1816 G7 L45 1994 (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. 2, p. 692, Haid no. 2, NE1816.G7 S58 2004


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