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Unknown man, possibly James Boswell

16 of 16 portraits of James Boswell

Unknown man, possibly James Boswell

by Henry Bone, possibly after Sir Joshua Reynolds
pencil, early 19th century
8 5/8 in. x 7 in. (220 mm x 178 mm)
acquired Sir George Scharf, 1890
Reference Collection
NPG D17755

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

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  • Henry Bone (1755-1834), Enamel painter. Artist associated with 676 portraits, Sitter in 6 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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