13 of 50 portraits of Samuel Johnson
after Sir Joshua Reynolds
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
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Sitterback to top
- Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), Poet, critic and lexicographer. Sitter associated with 50 portraits.
Artistback 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.
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Exhibitions and displays
- Simon Schama’s Face of Britain
Until 4 January 2016