Johan Joseph Zoffany
11 of 11 portraits of Johan Joseph Zoffany
Johan Joseph Zoffany
by William Daniell, after George Dance
soft-ground etching, published 2 April 1814 (1 June 1793)
10 3/4 in. x 8 in. (273 mm x 204 mm) plate size; 13 3/4 in. x 11 in. (349 mm x 279 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
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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.
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- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (9 Cleveland Street, Fitzroy Square, London)
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Current affairsPrincess Caroline leaves England for a lengthy series of travels in Europe and the Middle East. Scandalous gossip promptly surrounds her relationship with her Italian valet, Count Bartholomew Bergami.
George, Prince Regent, hosts a visit of the victorious allies to England with spectacular celebrations and fireworks at Carlton House.
Art and scienceJohn Soane completes the construction of Dulwich Picture Gallery.
First steam printing machine in the world is used to publish The Times.
New Royal Mint opens at Tower Hill with improved precision machinery.
Grand Western Canal completed from Loudwell to Tiverton.
InternationalParis falls under allied attack; Napoleon sent into exile on Elba.
Force of British veterans lands at Chesapeake Bay, defeats Americans at Bladensburg and burns parts of Washington DC.
Peace treaty signed with Americans in Ghent. General Pakenham is killed leading attack on New Orleans before news of the peace reaches America.
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