James Boswell

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James Boswell, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, published 17 January 1786 (1785) - NPG D19988 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Boswell

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 17 January 1786 (1785)
15 in. x 11 in. (380 mm x 278 mm) plate size; 15 3/4 in. x 11 3/4 in. (401 mm x 298 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19988


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

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  • John Jones (circa 1745-1797), Engraver and printseller. Artist associated with 91 portraits.
  • 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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