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Creator Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Title Self-Portrait with His Daughter Maria Theresa, James Cervetto, and Giacobbe Cervetto
Alternate 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
Date ca. 1780
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 76 x 64 3/4 inches (193 x 164.5 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1977.14.88
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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People Represented or Subject • Cervetto, James (1748–1837), cellist and composer
• Cervetto [formerly Basevi], Giacobbe (1680/81–1783), cellist
• Zoffany, Johan Joseph (1733–1810), portrait painter
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

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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

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

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

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.

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 79, ND466 G67 (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, p. 37, N6764 R69 (YCBA) , Illustration volume; YCBA does not hold text voukme in hard copy. For Text, see Fiche B223 (YCBA)

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)

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

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