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James Boswell

5 of 16 portraits of James Boswell

James Boswell, by James Brownlee Hunter, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, late 19th century - NPG 4344 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Boswell

by James Brownlee Hunter, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
monochrome watercolour on paper, late 19th century
6 3/4 in. x 5 1/4 in. (172 mm x 132 mm)
Given by Rev. J. Lorimer Munro in memory of, 1963
Primary Collection
NPG 4344


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  • James Boswell (1740-1795), Biographer of Dr Johnson. Sitter associated with 16 portraits.

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  • James Brownlee Hunter (born 1855), Engraver and illustrator. Artist associated with 2 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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