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The Porter and Hare

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    10 March 1774 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Earlom, Richard, born 1743 - died 1822 (engraver)
    Zoffany, Johan Joseph, born 1733 - died 1810 (artist)
    Robert Sayer (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.353-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PE, shelf 1

Physical description

Print.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

10 March 1774 (published)

Artist/maker

Earlom, Richard, born 1743 - died 1822 (engraver)
Zoffany, Johan Joseph, born 1733 - died 1810 (artist)
Robert Sayer (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

' From a most Capital Picture of Mr. Zoffany, in the Possession of Mr. Sayer. J: Zoffany pinxt. Richd. Earlom fecit. Robt. Sayer Excudit. London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, No.53 in Fleet-Street; Published as the Act directs 10 March 1774.'
Lettered with title and

Dimensions

Height: 60.6 cm, Width: 43.2 cm

Descriptive line

Print entitled 'The Porter and Hare'. Mezzotint by Richard Earlom after Johan Zoffany, 1774.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Production Note

Attribution note: 2nd state.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Hare

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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