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Johan Joseph Zoffany, 1733–1810

Self-Portrait with His Daughter Maria Theresa, James Cervetto, and Giacobbe Cervetto

Former Title(s):

Self-Portrait with his Daughter, Maria Theresa(?), and Possibly Giacobbe and James Cervetto(?)

Self-Portrait with his daughter and Giacobbe and James Cervetto

ca. 1780
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
76 x 64 3/4 inches (193 x 164.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
artist | brushes | canvas | cello | chairs | conversation piece | costume | daughter | easel | family | father | girl | group portrait | interior | men | music | musician | painter | painting (visual work) | palette | portrait | self-portrait | son
Associated People:
Cervetto, James (1748–1837), cellist and composer
Zoffany, Johan Joseph (1733–1810), portrait painter
Cervetto [formerly Basevi], Giacobbe (1680/81–1783), cellist
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Art and Music in Britain: Four Encounters, 1730-1900 (Yale Center for British Art, 2006-10-05 - 2006-12-31) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain : four encounters, 1730-1900, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, pp. 16, 17, V 1699 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 (exhibition and label text) , New Haven, 2006, [p.. 38], V 1699:1 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 268-269, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Dr. Kenneth Garlick, The Bicentennial Exhibition at the Royal Academy, Apollo, v. 89, no. 84, February 1969, p. 92, A1 A54 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 79, ND466 G67 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Deborah J, Johnson, Seeing and beyond : essays on eighteenth- to twenty-first century art in honor of Kermit S. Champa, Peter Lang, New York, 2005, pp. 31-32, fn 2, N6350 .S397X 2005 (LC) (LSF) [ORBIS]

Richard D. Leppert, Music and image, domesticity, ideology, and socio-cultural formation in eighteenth-century England , Cambridge University Press, Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] New York, 1988, pp. 138-9, no. 52, ML3795 L36 1988 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Brenda Neece, The Cello in Britain, A Technical and Social History , The Galpin Society Journal, vol. 56, Galpin Society, June 2003, pp. 104-105, 107, fig. 2.40, Available online at JSTOR Article retrieved from JSTOR. http://www.jstor.org/stable/30044410 [ORBIS]

J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 46, 100, no. 75, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Martin Postle, Johan Zoffany, RA : Society Observed, , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2011, pp. 37, 169, fig. 31, NJ18 Z68 + A12 2011 Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

William L. Pressly, Genius Unveiled, the self-portraits of Johan Zoffany , Art Bulletin, vol. 69, College Art Association of America, Inc., New York, NY, March 1987, pp. 98-99, fig no. 13, N11 C4 69 OVERSIZE [ORBIS]

Royal Academy of Arts Bicentenary exhibition, 1768-1968, catalogue [of an exhibition held on] 14 December 1968-2 March 1969. , Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1968, p. 37, N6764 R69 (YCBA) Illustration volume; YCBA does not hold text voukme in hard copy. For Text, see Fiche B223 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Royal Academy of Arts bicentenary exhibition, 1768-1968, catalogue [of an exhibition held on] 14 December 1968-2 March 1969. , Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1968, Fiche # 1, p, 44; fiche # 4, p. 37, no. 46, illus p. 37, Fiche B223 (YCBA) YCBA also holds the illustration volume in hard copy: See N6764 .R69 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Penelope Treadwell, Johan Zoffany : Artist and Adventurer, , Paul Holberton Publishing, London, 2009, pp. 317-9, NJ18 Z68 T74 2009 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Ellis Waterhouse, Dictionary of British 18th Century Painters in Oils and Crayons, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1981, p. 433, ND466 +W38 Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

Mary Webster, Johan Zoffany, 1733-1810, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011, pp.384,402-..., figs. 286, 302,, NJ18 Z68 W43 2011 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Zoffany and his Condoms, Eighteenth Century Life, vol. 37, Spring 2013, p, 108, Available Online (ORBIS) Hard copy is available at Lewis Walpole Library [ORBIS]

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