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Giuseppe Marchi, ca. 1735–1808, Italian
after Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Portrait of John Moody as Foigard
between 1769 and 1771
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 20 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches (52.1 x 36.8 cm), Plate: 19 7/8 x 14 inches (50.5 x 35.6 cm), and Image: 18 3/8 x 14 inches (46.7 x 35.6 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "U E"; on back, lower left: "J." in brown ink, on back, lower left: "Moody as Foigard."; on back, lower left: "ic 28877 | [...]"; on back, lower right: "UE | Z 490"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actor | coat | gesture | literary theme | man | plays by George Farquhar (1676/7–1707), playwright | scarf | The Beaux' Stratagem, 1707 | theater (discipline) | tricorne
Associated People:
Moody [formerly Cochran], John (1726/7–1812), actor and singer
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Exhibition History:
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Johan Zoffany RA (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-10-27 - 2012-02-12)

Johan Zoffany RA (Royal Academy of Arts, 2012-03-10 - 2012-06-10)

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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. 83-84, no. 35, NE1816 G7 L45 1994 (YCBA)

Martin Postle, Johan Zoffany, RA : Society Observed, , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2011, pp. 59, 200, cat. no. 30, NJ18 Z68 + A12 2011 Oversize (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, pp. 915-16, Marchi no. 11, NE1816.G7 S58 2004

Mary Webster, Johan Zoffany, 1733-1810, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011, p.649, NJ18 Z68 W43 2011 + (YCBA)

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