Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue
John Boyle, 5th Earl of Cork and Orrery (1707-1762), Man of letters
1) The Orrery Papers, ed. Countess of Cork, 1903, I, facing p 160; II, frontispiece.
2) The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell, ed. by R. Ingpen, 1925, II, p 753, reproduced as 'after a painting by Faber'.
3) Rodd's priced sale catalogue, 1824, p 10 (28).
This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.