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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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Johan Zoffany RA (Royal Academy of Arts, 2012-03-10 - 2012-06-10) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Johan Zoffany RA (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-10-27 - 2012-02-12) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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) [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) [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 [ORBIS]

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) [ORBIS]

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) [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 [ORBIS]

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


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