14 of 50 portraits of 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
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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.
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