David Garrick as Sir John Brute in Act IV, the Drunken Scene, in Vanburgh's 'The Provok'd Wife'
- Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- 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)
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:
- 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
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- IIIF Manifest:
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]