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        Riot at Covent Garden Theatre in 1763 in consequence of the Managers refusing to admit half-price in the Opera of Artaxerxes

        Boitard, Louis Philippe (fl.1738-63); French. Medium: engraving. Date: 1763. Riot was led by the critic Thaddeus Fitzpatrick, who was a great rival of David Garrick; the theatre withdrew half-price tickets for those who came to the theatre after the main play to see the after-piece; 24 February 1763; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.

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