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Creator:
John Finlayson, 1730–1776, British
after Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Title:

David Garrick as Sir John Brute in Act IV, the Drunken Scene, in Vanburgh's 'The Provok'd Wife'

Date:
1768
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 5/8 x 22 5/8 inches (47.3 x 57.5 cm), Plate: 18 1/8 x 22 inches (46 x 55.9 cm), and Image: 16 5/8 x 22 inches (42.2 x 55.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink lower left: "A10/"; inscribed on back in graphite center: "23 | Mr.[ . . . ]"; in graphite lower left: "41859"; in graphite lower right: "No. (") | 1 - 13"

Lettered lower left: "J.Zoffanÿ pinxt:"; lower center: "Publifh'd Novr. 1ft. 1768."; lower right: "J. Finlayson fect."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1123
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
belts | bonnet | clubs | dress | hats | lanterns | literary theme | men | moon | wife
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41689
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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. 37-38, no. 16, NE1816 G7 L45 1994 (YCBA)

Justin Lovill, 1776 : A London Chronicle or How to Divert Oneself while Losing an Empire, The Bunbury Press, London, 2019, p. 353, DA682 .L66 2019 (LC) (YCBA)

Raymond Mander, The artist and the theatre, the story of the paintings collected and presented to the National Theatre by W. Somerset Maugham , London, 1955, pp. 46-53, Haf48 955M (SML) Also available at LSF: A4 M31

Raymond Mander, The artist and the theatre, the story of the paintings collected and presented to the National Theatre by W. Somerset Maugham , London, 1955, pp. 46-53, PN2111 .M3 1955 (YCBA)

Martin Postle, Johan Zoffany, RA : Society Observed, , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2011, pp. 54, 192, cat. no. 20, 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. 480-81, Finlayson no. 8, NE1816.G7 S58 2004

Mary Webster, Johan Zoffany, 1733-1810, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 192, 649, NJ18 Z68 W43 2011 + (YCBA)


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