The Royal Academy of Arts

Johann Zoffany, Richard EarlomPublished 2 August 1773 by Robert Sayer

Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Academy of Arts
London, United Kingdom

This mezzotint depicts visitors to one of the first open-submission Annual Exhibitions by the Royal Academy, just a few years after the institution was founded. There has been an Annual Exhibition every year since (though it's now known as the Summer Exhibition).


  • Title: The Royal Academy of Arts
  • Creator: Mezzotint by Richard Earlom after Johann Zoffany RA
  • Date Created: Published 2 August 1773 by Robert Sayer
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: Photo credit: © Royal Academy of Arts, London; photographer: Prudence Cuming Associates Limited
  • Medium: Mezzotint
  • Royal Academy Picture Library number: PL005010
  • Physical dimensions: Height: 50.8 cm (plate-mark), width: 71.8 cm (plate-mark)

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