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Johann Joseph Zoffany

(1733-1810), Painter of portraits and conversation pieces

Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Artist associated with 46 portraits
One of the most celebrated painters of the eighteenth century, the German-born Zoffany came to London in 1760. He achieved success with his theatrical portraits and conversation pieces and was a founder member of the Royal Academy. Working in India during the 1780s, his portraits record the social and domestic life of the British in India.

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Johann Joseph Zoffany, by Johann Joseph Zoffany - NPG 399

Johann Joseph Zoffany

by Johann Joseph Zoffany
oil on canvas, 1761
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 399

The Academicians of the Royal Academy, by John Sanders, after  Johann Joseph Zoffany - NPG 1437

The Academicians of the Royal Academy

by John Sanders, after Johann Joseph Zoffany
watercolour and ink, (1772)
NPG 1437

Key to 'The Academicians of the Royal Academy', by John Sanders, after  Johann Joseph Zoffany - NPG 1437a

Key to 'The Academicians of the Royal Academy'

by John Sanders, after Johann Joseph Zoffany
pencil, circa 1773
NPG 1437a

Johann Joseph Zoffany, by Johann Joseph Zoffany - NPG 2536

Johann Joseph Zoffany

by Johann Joseph Zoffany
pencil and black crayon, circa 1795
NPG 2536

The Academicians of the Royal Academy, by Richard Earlom, after  Johann Joseph Zoffany - NPG D21304

The Academicians of the Royal Academy

by Richard Earlom, after Johann Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 1773
NPG D21304

Royal Academicians, by Charles Bestland, after  Henry Singleton - NPG D10716

Royal Academicians

by Charles Bestland, after Henry Singleton
stipple engraving, published 1802 (1795)
NPG D10716

Key to Royal Academicians, by Charles Bestland, after  Henry Singleton - NPG D36021

Key to Royal Academicians

by Charles Bestland, after Henry Singleton
stipple engraving, published 1802 (1795)
NPG D36021

Johann Joseph Zoffany, by William Daniell, after  George Dance - NPG D8863

Johann Joseph Zoffany

by William Daniell, after George Dance
soft-ground etching, published 2 April 1814 (1 June 1793)
NPG D8863

Johann Joseph Zoffany, by William Daniell, after  George Dance - NPG D8866

Johann Joseph Zoffany

by William Daniell, after George Dance
soft-ground etching, published 2 April 1814 (1 June 1793)
NPG D8866

Johann Joseph Zoffany, by William Daniell, after  George Dance - NPG D12175

Johann Joseph Zoffany

by William Daniell, after George Dance
soft-ground etching, published 2 April 1814 (1 June 1793)
NPG D12175

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Johann Joseph Zoffany

by William Daniell, after George Dance
soft-ground etching, published 2 April 1814 (1 June 1793)
NPG D19737

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