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James Boswell in dress of Corsican chief

6 of 16 portraits of James Boswell

James Boswell in dress of Corsican chief, by J. Miller, after  Samuel Wale, published 1769 - NPG D5416 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Boswell in dress of Corsican chief

by J. Miller, after Samuel Wale
line engraving, published 1769
7 1/4 in. x 4 3/8 in. (185 mm x 113 mm) plate size; 8 1/4 in. x 4 5/8 in. (210 mm x 119 mm) paper size
Reference Collection
NPG D5416


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Sitterback to top

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

Artistsback to top

  • J. Miller (active 1769-1825), Engraver and publisher. Artist associated with 6 portraits.
  • Samuel Wale (1721-1786), History painter. Artist associated with 10 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.