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Samuel Johnson

13 of 50 portraits of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds, (1772-1778) - NPG D14796 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Samuel Johnson

after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1772-1778)
9 5/8 in. x 7 7/8 in. (243 mm x 199 mm) plate size; 11 1/2 in. x 9 1/4 in. (292 mm x 233 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Reference Collection
NPG D14796


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  • Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), Poet, critic and lexicographer. Sitter associated with 50 portraits.

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  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.

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  • NPG D19511: Samuel Johnson (based on same portrait)
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  • NPG D36535: Samuel Johnson (based on same portrait)

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