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Richard Earlom, 1743–1822
after Johan Joseph Zoffany, 1733–1810
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794
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

Materials & Techniques:
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), 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 mark, verso: Paul Mellon

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 [ORBIS]

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