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Samuel Johnson

9 of 50 portraits of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt, after a painting by  Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1881 - NPG 621 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Samuel Johnson

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt, after a painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds
painted plaster figure, 1881
17 in. (432 mm) high
Given by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt, 1881
Primary Collection
NPG 621


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

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  • Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt (1834-1890), Sculptor. Artist associated with 33 portraits, Sitter associated with 15 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.

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