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Colonel Mordaunt's Cock Match at Lucknow

Yale Center for British Art,

DESCRIZIONE

Sheet: 21 1/4 x 27 1/2 inches (54 x 69.9 cm), Plate: 20 7/8 x 27 inches (53 x 68.6 cm), Image: 18 1/2 x 26 1/4 inches (47 x 66.7 cm), Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "X"; lower right: "2", Paul Mellon collector's mark, Lettered below image, lower left: "J Zoffany pinxit"; lower center: "COLONEL MORDAUNT'S COCK MATCH. | At Lucknow, in the Province of Oude in the Year 1786 at which were present several High and Distinguished Personages | Published 17th. May 1792, by ROBERT SAYER, Fleet Street, London"; lower right: "For the Names see the Index Plate | R. Earlom Sculpt. Londini."
Accession number: B1985.36.1300
Medium: Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions: Sheet: 21 1/4 x 27 1/2 inches (54 x 69.9 cm)|Plate: 20 7/8 x 27 inches (53 x 68.6 cm)|Image: 18 1/2 x 26 1/4 inches (47 x 66.7 cm)
Inscriptions: Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "X"; lower right: "2"|Paul Mellon collector's mark|Lettered below image, lower left: "J Zoffany pinxit"; lower center: "COLONEL MORDAUNT'S COCK MATCH. | At Lucknow, in the Province of Oude in the Year 1786 at which were present several High and Distinguished Personages | Published 17th. May 1792, by ROBERT SAYER, Fleet Street, London"; lower right: "For the Names see the Index Plate | R. Earlom Sculpt. Londini."
Bibliography: Mildred Archer, India and British Portraiture, 1770-1825, Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 1979, pp. 153-4, 497, fig. 94, ND 1327 I44 A72 (YCBA)|John Chaloner Smith, British mezzotinto portraits, being a descriptive catalogue of these engravings from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century : arranged according to the engravers, the inscriptions given at full length, and the variations of state precisely set forth : acc, Martino Pub., Mansfield Centre, CT, 2004, v. 1, pp. 253-54, Earlom no. 29, NE1816.G7 S58 2004|Charles Greig, Zoffany in Eighteenth Century India, Transactions of the Romney Society, vol. 16, 2011, pp. 36, 37, NJ18 R65 T7 2011 (YCBA)|Dudley Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1981, NE960.3 G7 B75 + Oversize (Mellon Shelf) (YCBA)
Collection: Prints and Drawings

DETTAGLI

LICENZA : Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
ARGOMENTI : # in Arti / Stili artistici / Storia dell'arte e stili artistici: dal 1600 al 1800
TAG : tag: print , Fighting , Roosters , Tents , Chairs , racket , spear , Turbans , sandals , costume , historical subject , entertainment , Women , Recreation , Men , sporting art , sofas , hookah , sitars , Tennis , canopy , cock-fighting , gamecocks , elephant (animal)
DATAZIONE: 1792 -