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Samuel Johnson

14 of 50 portraits of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, by William Doughty, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, published late 18th century (1772-1778) - NPG D36534 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Samuel Johnson

by William Doughty, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published late 18th century (1772-1778)
16 in. x 12 3/4 in. (405 mm x 323 mm) paper size
Given by Mr F.W.B. Maufe and Mrs G.B. Lane, 1950
Reference Collection
NPG D36534


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Sitterback to top

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

Artistsback to top

  • William Doughty (1757-1781 or 1782), Portrait painter and mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 13 portraits, Sitter 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.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D19511: Samuel Johnson (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D36533: Samuel Johnson (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D14796: Samuel Johnson (based on same portrait)
  • NPG D14095: Samuel Johnson (based on same portrait)
  • NPG D36535: Samuel Johnson (based on same portrait)

Subjects & Themesback to top