'A literary party at Sir Joshua Reynolds's'

1 portrait 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


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  • 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.