10 of 50 portraits of Samuel Johnson
by James Watson, published by Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
19 1/2 in. x 14 7/8 in. (494 mm x 379 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source
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Sitterback to top
- Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), Poet, critic and lexicographer. Sitter associated with 50 portraits.
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- Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
- Robert Sayer (1724 or 1725-1794), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 196 portraits.
- James Watson (circa 1740-1790), Engraver. Artist associated with 193 portraits.