First Previous 13 OF 16 NextLast

'A literary party at Sir Joshua Reynolds's'

13 of 16 portraits of James Boswell

'A literary party at Sir Joshua Reynolds's', by D. George Thompson, published by  Owen Bailey, after  James William Edmund Doyle, published 1 October 1851 - NPG D14518 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'A literary party at Sir Joshua Reynolds's'

by D. George Thompson, published by Owen Bailey, after James William Edmund Doyle
stipple and line engraving, published 1 October 1851
18 1/4 in. x 25 1/8 in. (465 mm x 638 mm) plate size; 19 3/4 in. x 27 1/4 in. (503 mm x 692 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Reference Collection
NPG D14518


Click on the links below to find out more:

Artistsback to top

Sittersback to top

  • James Boswell (1740-1795), Biographer of Dr Johnson. Sitter associated with 16 portraits.
  • Edmund Burke (1729 or 1730-1797), Statesman. Sitter associated with 103 portraits.
  • Charles Burney (1726-1814), Musician and historian of music. Sitter in 10 portraits.
  • David Garrick (1717-1779), Actor, playwright and theatre manager. Sitter associated with 56 portraits.
  • Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774), Writer. Sitter in 10 portraits.
  • Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), Poet, critic and lexicographer. Sitter associated with 50 portraits.
  • (Filippo Antonio) Pasquale Paoli (1725-1807), Corsican general and patriot. Sitter in 8 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Sitter associated with 38 portraits, Artist associated with 1413 portraits.
  • Thomas Warton the Younger (1728-1790), Literary historian; critic and poet. Sitter in 4 portraits.