Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue
Edward Young (1683-1765), Poet
1) See T. C. Duncan Eaves, 'Joseph Highmore's Portrait of the Reverend Edward Young', Studies in Philology, XLIII, no.4, 1946, pp 668-74. For Highmore's portraits of Richardson, see this sitter.
2) Ibid, p 672.
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