James Boswell

1 portrait

James Boswell, by G.W. Hutin, published by  Abraham Wivell, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, (1785) - NPG D14716 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Boswell

by G.W. Hutin, published by Abraham Wivell, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, (1785)
7 7/8 in. x 5 3/8 in. (199 mm x 135 mm) plate size; 8 1/4 in. x 5 3/4 in. (209 mm x 147 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Reference Collection
NPG D14716


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Sitterback to top

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

Artistsback to top

  • G.W. Hutin. Artist associated with 2 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
  • Abraham Wivell (1786-1849), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 75 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D20264: James Boswell (impression from same plate as)