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Creator Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Title David Garrick and Mary Bradshaw in David Garrick's "The Farmer's Return"
Alternate Title(s) David Garrick in 'The Farmer's Return'
David Garrick and Mary Bradshaw in David Garrick's "The Farmer's Return"
David Garrick in 'The Farmer's Return'
Date ca. 1762
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 40 x 50 inches (101.6 x 127 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.731
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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People Represented or Subject • Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright
Subject Terms actor | actress | aprons (main garments) | basket | belt (costume accessory) | bonnet (hat) | boots | boy | breeches (trousers) | candle | ceiling | chairs | children | coat | colander | cravat | door | dwelling | family | farmer | father | fichus | fire | fireplace | furniture | genre subject | girl | hearth | lantern (lighting device) | man | mother | painting (visual work) | pipe | pitcher | plates (dishes) | play | playwright | portrait | pot | ribbon | shelf | shoes (footwear) | smoking | stockings | table (support furniture) | urn | waistcoat | window | woman | writer
Place Represented Covent Garden | Drury Lane | England | Greater London | London | United Kingdom

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