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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. Garrick in "The Farmer's Return"
Date:
1766
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 x 19 7/8 inches (43.2 x 50.5 cm), Plate: 17 x 19 7/8 inches (43.2 x 50.5 cm), and Image: 15 3/4 x 19 7/8 inches (40 x 50.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Mr. Garrick in the Farmer's Return."

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Zoffanÿ Pinxt."; lower center: "Jn Boydell excudt. 1766"; lower right: "Haid fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14611
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actors | actresses | basket | boy | candle | cane | chairs | children | dishes | farmer | fireplace | girl | house | interior | kettle | kitchen | lantern | literary theme | man | mug | pipe | pitcher | plate | plays by David Garrick (1717–1779), actor and playwright | strainer | table | The Farmer's Return from London, 1762 | theater (discipline) | woman
Associated People:
Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright
Access:
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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, pp. 615-16, Haid no. 3, NE1816.G7 S58 2004

Link:
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