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Richard Earlom, 1743–1822, British
after Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British

Thomas King and Sophia Baddely in "The Clandestine Marriage"

Additional Title(s):

Mr. King and Mrs. Baddeley in the Characters of Lord Ogleby and Miss Fanny Sterling

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Clandestine Marriage

Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 18 3/4 x 22 5/8 inches (47.6 x 57.5 cm), Plate: 18 1/4 x 21 7/8 inches (46.4 x 55.6 cm), and Image: 16 7/8 x 21 7/8 inches (42.9 x 55.6 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "11-1"; on back, lower right: "Thomas King & Sophia Baddeley | for King & Miss B. in the Character of | Lord Ogeby & Miss Fanny Sterling"

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: "J Zoffany pinxt"; lower center: "R Sayer, excudit | Publish'd November 1st., 1772 by R Sayer, No 53, Fleet Street"; lower right: "Rd Earlom sculpst | 1772"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actors | actress | brocade | coat | corsage | dress | gesture | gown | hat | kerchief | landscape | literary theme | marriage | men | play | plays by George Colman the elder (bap. 1732, d. 1794) and David Garrick (1717–1779) | portrait | The Clandestine Marriage, 1766 | theater (discipline) | trees | wigs | woman
Associated People:
Baddeley, Sophia (1745?–1786), actress and singer
King, Thomas (1730–1805), actor and theatre manager
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IIIF Manifest:

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, Earlom no. 26, NE1816.G7 S58 2004

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