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Samuel Johnson

17 of 50 portraits of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, by Thomas Trotter, published by  George Kearsley, published 1 February 1782 - NPG D16750 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Samuel Johnson

by Thomas Trotter, published by George Kearsley
etching, published 1 February 1782
3 3/4 in. x 2 7/8 in. (96 mm x 73 mm) plate size; 5 1/8 in. x 4 in. (130 mm x 103 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D16750


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

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  • George Kearsley (circa 1739-1790), Bookseller. Artist associated with 11 portraits.
  • Thomas Trotter (circa 1750-1803), Painter. Artist associated with 71 portraits.

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