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Creator:
Giuseppe Marchi, ca. 1735–1808, Italian
after Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Title:

Portrait of John Moody as Foigard

Additional Title(s):

Mr. Moody in the Character of Foiguard

Date:
between 1769 and 1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1977.14.14612
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
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
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40630
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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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