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Samuel Johnson

5 of 50 portraits of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, after John Opie, (1783-1784) - NPG 1302 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Samuel Johnson

after John Opie
oil on canvas, (1783-1784)
20 3/8 in. x 16 7/8 in. (517 mm x 429 mm)
Given by Lord Ronald Charles Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 1901
Primary Collection
NPG 1302


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  • Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), Poet, critic and lexicographer. Sitter associated with 50 portraits.

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  • John Opie (1761-1807), Portrait and history painter. Artist associated with 146 portraits, Sitter in 12 portraits.

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