Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Colonel Mordaunt's Cock MatchMade in London, England, Europe
Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822. After a painting by Johann Joseph Zoffany, British (born Germany), 1733 - 1810.
Currently not on view
1986-26-397The Henry P. McIlhenny Collection in memory of Frances P. McIlhenny, 1986
LabelThis narrative portrait depicts a contest between fighting cocks owned by Colonel Mordaunt and the Nawab Wazir of Oudh, Asaf-ud-daula, who are seen facing each other with outstretched arms. The scene includes not just the leading British residents of Lucknow, India, but also a throng of Indian musicians, dancing girls, and curious bystanders.