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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist
key after Johan Joseph Zoffany, 1733–1810
Title:
Key to Life School at the Royal Academy
Date:
1794
Materials & Techniques:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/8 x 14 1/8 inches (25.7 x 35.9 cm), Plate: 9 7/8 x 13 7/8 inches (25.1 x 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "38"

Lettered upper center: "Publifhed 12th. May, 1794. by LAURIE WHITTLE, No. 53 Fleet Street, London."; center left to center right: "19 | 35 | 17 | 31 | 10 | 11 | 23 | 33 | 28 | 16 | 27 | 6 | 30 | 9 | 26 | 4 | 2 | 1 | 8 | 12 | 15 | 14 | 32 | 34 | 7 | 36 | 5 | 29 | 13 | 3 | 22 | 21 | 25 | 18 | 24 | 20"; lower center: "<. . .>P<. . .>2 1773"; lower left to lower right: "1 Sr. Joshua Reynolds. | 2 Sr. William Chambers. | 3 George Michael Mofer. | 4 Francis Milner Newton. | 5 Edward Penny | 6 Thomas Sandby. | 7 Samuel Wale. | 8 William Hunter | 9 Francis Hayman. | 10 Tan Chet-qua a Chinefe Artist. | 11 George Barret. | 12 Francefco Bartolozzi. | 13 Edward Burch. | 14 Agoftino Carbini. | 15 Charles Catton. | 16 Mafon Chamberlin | 17 J. Baptist Capriani. | 18 Richard Cosway. | 19 John Gwynn. | 20 William Hoare | 21 Nathaniel Hone. | 22 Mrs. Angelica Kauffman. | 23 Jeremiah Meyer. | 24 Mrs. Mary Moser. | 25 Joseph Nollekens. | 26 John Richards. | 27 Paul Sandby | 28 Dominick Serres. | 29 Peter Toms. | 30 William Tyler. | 31 Benjamin West. | 32 Richard Wilson. | 33 Joseph Wilton. | 34 Richard Yeo. | 35 Johan Zoffanij. | 36 Francefco Zuccarelli."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1126
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
academy | brushes | busts | canes | chandelier | drawing | genre subject | historical subject | hourglass | lamps | men | nudes | painting (visual work) | paintings | palette | rope | Royal Academy of Arts | school | sculptures | urn
Associated People:
Cosway, Richard (bap. 1742, d. 1821), artist and collector
Richards, John Inigo (1730/31?–1810), landscape and scene-painter
Catton, Charles, the younger (1756–1819), landscape painter and book illustrator
Kauffmann, Angelica (1741–1807), history and portrait painter
Wale, Samuel (1721?–1786), painter and book illustrator
Reynolds, Sir Joshua (1723–1792), portrait and history painter and art theorist
Chambers, Sir William (1722–1796), architect
Sandby, Thomas (bap. 1723, d. 1798), architect and draughtsman
Wilton, Joseph (1722–1803), sculptor
Zoffany, Johan Joseph (1733–1810), portrait painter
Newton, Francis Milner (1720–1794), portrait painter
Cipriani, Giovanni Battista (1727–1785), decorative painter and draughtsman
Moser [married name Lloyd], Mary (1744–1819), flower painter
Hoare, William (1707/8–1792), portrait painter
Carlini, Agostino (c.1718–1790), sculptor
Penny, Edward (1714–1791), portrait, historical, and genre painter
Zuccarelli, (Giacomo) Francesco (bap. 1702, d. 1788), landscape painter and draughtsman,
Nollekens, Joseph (1737–1823), sculptor
West, Benjamin (1738–1820), American history painter active in Britain
Burch, Edward (bap. 1730, d. 1814), gem-engraver
Moser, George Michael (1706–1783)
Yeo, Richard (d. 1779), coin- and medal-engraver
Hone, Nathaniel (1718–1784), Irish painter
Hunter, William (1718–1783), physician, anatomist, and man-midwife
Toms, Peter (bap. 1726, d. 1777), painter and herald
Sandby, Paul (bap. 1731, d. 1809), painter and engraver
Chamberlin, Mason (bap. 1722, d. 1787), portrait painter
Royal Academy
Bartolozzi, Francesco (1728–1815), engraver
Meyer, Jeremiah (1735–1789), miniature painter
Serres, Dominic (1722–1793), marine painter
Hayman, Francis (1707/8–1776), painter, engraver, and book illustrator
Barret, George (1732?–1784), landscape painter
Tyler, William (d. 1801), sculptor and architect
Gwynn, John (bap. 1713, d. 1786), architect
Wilson, Richard (1712/13–1782), landscape painter
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:53654
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