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'Frontispiece for the 2nd edition of Dr Johnson's letters' (Hester Lynch Piozzi (nee Salusbury, later Mrs Thrale); Samuel Johnson)

11 of 14 portraits of Hester Lynch Piozzi (nee Salusbury, later Mrs Thrale)

'Frontispiece for the 2nd edition of Dr Johnson's letters' (Hester Lynch Piozzi (nee Salusbury, later Mrs Thrale); Samuel Johnson)

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 7 April 1788
9 3/4 in. x 7 in. (248 mm x 178 mm) plate size; 11 3/4 in. x 8 5/8 in. (297 mm x 219 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Reference Collection
NPG D15034


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  • Thomas Cornell (active 1780-1792). Artist associated with 59 portraits.
  • James Sayers (1748-1823), Artist. Artist associated with 188 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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  • NPG D9898: 'Frontispiece for the 2nd edition of Dr Johnson's letters' (Hester Lynch Piozzi (nee Salusbury, later Mrs Thrale); Samuel Johnson) (impression from same plate as)