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Johan Joseph Zoffany

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

Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Artist associated with 45 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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David Garrick, studio of Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG 1167

David Garrick

studio of Johan Joseph Zoffany
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1763
NPG 1167

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, after Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG 182

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich

after Johan Joseph Zoffany
oil on canvas, feigned oval, based on a work of circa 1764
NPG 182

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

The Academicians of the Royal Academy

by John Sanders, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
watercolour and ink, 1773, based on a work of 1772
NPG 1437

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

Key to 'The Academicians of the Royal Academy'

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

Johan Joseph Zoffany, by Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG 2536

Johan Joseph Zoffany

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

Mr Foote in the Character of Major Sturgeon in the Mayor of Garrat (Mr Hayes; Samuel Foote), by John Gottfried Haid, published by  John Boydell, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D37711

Mr Foote in the Character of Major Sturgeon in the Mayor of Garrat (Mr Hayes; Samuel Foote)

by John Gottfried Haid, published by John Boydell, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 1765
NPG D37711

Mr Foote in the Character of Major Sturgeon in the Mayor of Garrat (Mr Hayes; Samuel Foote), by John Gottfried Haid, published by  John Boydell, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D37712

Mr Foote in the Character of Major Sturgeon in the Mayor of Garrat (Mr Hayes; Samuel Foote)

by John Gottfried Haid, published by John Boydell, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 14 August 1765
NPG D37712

Mr Foote in the Character of Major Sturgeon in the Mayor of Garrat (Mr Hayes; Samuel Foote), by John Gottfried Haid, published by  John Boydell, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D37713

Mr Foote in the Character of Major Sturgeon in the Mayor of Garrat (Mr Hayes; Samuel Foote)

by John Gottfried Haid, published by John Boydell, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 14 August 1765
NPG D37713

Mr Foote in the Character of Major Sturgeon in the Mayor of Garrat (Mr Hayes; Samuel Foote), by John Gottfried Haid, published by  John Boydell, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D37714

Mr Foote in the Character of Major Sturgeon in the Mayor of Garrat (Mr Hayes; Samuel Foote)

by John Gottfried Haid, published by John Boydell, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 14 August 1765
NPG D37714

James Thornton, by Richard Houston, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D40313

James Thornton

by Richard Houston, published by Robert Sayer, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 1 July 1770
NPG D40313

Mary Bradshaw in Garrick's 'The Farmer's Return from London', by Samuel De Wilde, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D35

Mary Bradshaw in Garrick's 'The Farmer's Return from London'

by Samuel De Wilde, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
watercolour, late 18th-early 19th century (circa 1762)
NPG D35

James Thornton, by Richard Houston, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D4380

James Thornton

by Richard Houston, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 1770
NPG D4380

King George III, after Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D8000

King George III

after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, (1771)
NPG D8000

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, by Richard Houston, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D33079

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

by Richard Houston, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, 1772
NPG D33079

Catherine Wodhull, by Richard Houston, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D36311

Catherine Wodhull

by Richard Houston, published by Robert Sayer, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 28 May 1772
NPG D36311

Sophia Baddeley (née Snow), by Robert Laurie, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D578

Sophia Baddeley (née Snow)

by Robert Laurie, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 1772
NPG D578

Sophia Baddeley (née Snow), by Robert Laurie, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D7460

Sophia Baddeley (née Snow)

by Robert Laurie, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, 1772
NPG D7460

Mary Ann Yates, by Richard Houston, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D14249

Mary Ann Yates

by Richard Houston, published by Robert Sayer, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 10 June 1772
NPG D14249

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

The Academicians of the Royal Academy

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

King George III, by Robert Laurie, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D33142

King George III

by Robert Laurie, published by Robert Sayer, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 1773
NPG D33142

King George III, by Robert Laurie, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D33143

King George III

by Robert Laurie, published by Robert Sayer, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 1773
NPG D33143

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, by and published by Valentine Green, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D40059

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich

by and published by Valentine Green, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 30 August 1774
NPG D40059

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, by and published by Valentine Green, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D40545

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich

by and published by Valentine Green, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 30 August 1774
NPG D40545

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, by Valentine Green, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D4160

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich

by Valentine Green, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 1774
NPG D4160

Benjamin Stillingfleet, by Valentine Green, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D42144

Benjamin Stillingfleet

by Valentine Green, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, 1782 (circa 1761)
NPG D42144

Benjamin Stillingfleet, by Valentine Green, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D42145

Benjamin Stillingfleet

by Valentine Green, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, 1782 (circa 1761)
NPG D42145

Benjamin Stillingfleet, by Valentine Green, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D42146

Benjamin Stillingfleet

by Valentine Green, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, 1782 (circa 1761)
NPG D42146

Warren Hastings, after Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D35206

Warren Hastings

after Johan Joseph Zoffany
line engraving, (1784)
NPG D35206

Astley Bransby, by John Young, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D32089

Astley Bransby

by John Young, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 1788
NPG D32089

King George III, by Robert Laurie, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D33144

King George III

by Robert Laurie, published by Robert Sayer, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 1788
NPG D33144

John Christopher Smith, by Edward Harding, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D14082

John Christopher Smith

by Edward Harding, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
stipple engraving, published 1 May 1799
NPG D14082

George Steevens, by William Evans, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D13811

George Steevens

by William Evans, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
stipple and line engraving, published 1800
NPG D13811

Thomas King, by John Young, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D36875

Thomas King

by John Young, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 1803 (circa 1780)
NPG D36875

Robert Price, by James Basire, published by  Nichols & Son, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D35331

Robert Price

by James Basire, published by Nichols & Son, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
line engraving, published 1 May 1810
NPG D35331

Richard Bingham, 2nd Earl of Lucan, by Henry Bone, probably after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D17652

Richard Bingham, 2nd Earl of Lucan

by Henry Bone, probably after Johan Joseph Zoffany
pen and ink, 1812
NPG D17652

George Steevens, by Thomas Hodgetts, published for  John Samuel Murray, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D42162

George Steevens

by Thomas Hodgetts, published for John Samuel Murray, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published March 1816
NPG D42162

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