Johann Joseph Zoffany (1733-1810), Painter of portraits and conversation pieces
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Artist associated with 46 portraits
Portrait and history painter; born near Frankfurt, he worked for most of his life in England, visiting Italy and India. He was especially known for his masterly conversation pieces and theatre scenes.
by Johann Joseph Zoffany
oil on canvas, 1779-1781
On display at Fondazione, Roma-Arte-Musei, Rome, Italy, Hogarth Reynolds Turner, Pittura Inglese verso la Modernita in the exhibition The Dawn of Modernity: Painting in Britain in the 18th Century