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James Boswell

15 of 16 portraits of James Boswell

James Boswell

published by John Sewell, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 1787 (1785)
7 1/8 in. x 4 1/2 in. (182 mm x 115 mm) plate size; 7 5/8 in. x 4 5/8 in. (195 mm x 119 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Reference Collection
NPG D14282


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

Artistsback to top

  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
  • John Sewell (active 1774-1802), Bookseller. Artist associated with 40 portraits.