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Johan Zoffany

Elephants Fighting at Lucknow

Full screen

Black, white and red chalk on blue-grey paper, (two corners made-up)
9 × 16 ½ inches · 230 × 420 mm
  • Johan Zoffany;
  • Zoffany sale, George Robins, 9th May 1811, A Catalogue of A Most Curious and Unique Assemblage of the Valuable Property of the distinguished artist, Johan Zoffany, Esq. Decd., Member of the Royal Academy…, presumably part of lot. 32 [Drawings in Chalk, illustrative of the country and manner of India – by Mr Zoffany] three, Elephants Fighting and 2 Views.’;
  • Private collection, UK, 2013.
  • Mary Webster, Johan Zoffany, New Haven and London, 2011, p. 490.

Yale Center for British Art, New Haven