2 of 16 portraits of James Boswell
studio of Sir Joshua Reynolds
oil on canvas, (1785)
28 1/2 in. x 23 3/4 in. (724 mm x 603 mm)
Transferred from Tate Gallery: London: UK, 1957
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Sitterback to top
- James Boswell (1740-1795), Biographer of Dr Johnson. Sitter associated with 16 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ingamells, John, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, 2004, p. 62
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 67
Exhibitions and displays
- Favourites: Art and Power, 1600-1800
Until 1 September