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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist
key after Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Title:

Key to Life School at the Royal Academy

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