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Tiger Hunting in the East Indies

Yale Center for British Art,

DESCRIZIONE

Sheet: 20 1/2 x 29 1/8 inches (52.1 x 74 cm), Plate: 20 1/2 x 27 inches (52.1 x 68.6 cm), Image: 19 1/8 x 26 inches (48.6 x 66 cm), Inscribed in blue ink, on back, lower left: "25/58", Lettered in black ink, lower left: "J.Zoffanÿ, Esqr. R.A. pinxt."; lower center: "TIGER HUNTING IN THE EAST INDIES. | This Print represents the attack & death of the Royal Tiger, near Chandermagur, in the Province of Bengal, in the Year 1788, by a party of Gentlemen & their Attendants mounted on Elephants according to the custom of that Country | For Description see the Index Plate"; lower right: "Richd. Earlom, Sculpt. Londini"
Accession number: B1985.36.1302
Medium: Stipple engraving, mezzotint, and etching with hand coloring on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions: Sheet: 20 1/2 x 29 1/8 inches (52.1 x 74 cm)|Plate: 20 1/2 x 27 inches (52.1 x 68.6 cm)|Image: 19 1/8 x 26 inches (48.6 x 66 cm)
Inscriptions: Inscribed in blue ink, on back, lower left: "25/58"|Lettered in black ink, lower left: "J.Zoffanÿ, Esqr. R.A. pinxt."; lower center: "TIGER HUNTING IN THE EAST INDIES. | This Print represents the attack & death of the Royal Tiger, near Chandermagur, in the Province of Bengal, in the Year 1788, by a party of Gentlemen & their Attendants mounted on Elephants according to the custom of that Country | For Description see the Index Plate"; lower right: "Richd. Earlom, Sculpt. Londini"
Bibliography: Mary Webster, Johan Zoffany, 1733-1810, National Portrait Gallery, London, 1976, p. 84, no. 113, NJ18 Z68 W43 (YCBA)|Mildred Archer, India and British Portraiture, 1770-1825, Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 1979, pp. 168-73, fig. 107, ND 1327 I44 A72 (YCBA)|Morna O'Neill, Company Culture:, British Artists and the East India Company 1770-1830: October 16, 2003-January 11, 2004, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2003, no. 6, V 1199 (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, p. 261, Earlom no. 50, NE1816.G7 S58 2004|Romita Ray, Under the banyan tree, relocating the picturesque in British India, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, pp. 206-07, fig. 90, N8214.5.I5 R39 2013 (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 1800 al 1900
TAG : tag: print , sporting art , pagris , Rifles , Swords , ladder , basket , servants , Ropes , natives , elephants (animals) , gentlemen , animals , scepter , Tigers , Trees , Spears , Turbans , hunting , Men , Hunters
DATAZIONE: 1802 -