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Creator:
James Heath, 1757–1834, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Samuel Johnson

Additional Title(s):

Dr. Johnson

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1791
Medium:
Stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed insid plate): 10 9/16 × 8 1/16 inches (26.8 × 20.5 cm) and Image: 7 5/16 × 5 11/16 inches (18.6 × 14.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.4 P.190"

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds pinxt. 1756"; lettered, lower right: "J.Heath sculpt."; lettered, lower center: "SAMUEL JOHNSON, | From the original Picture | in the Possession of James Boswell Esq. | Publish'd April 10 1791, by C. Dilly."; lettered, center right: "JOHNSON'S | ENGLISH | DICTIONAR"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10033
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25854
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James J Caudle, " In the midst of the jovial crowd " : young James Boswell in London, 1762-1763 : an exhibition at the Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, April through mid-October 2013, Yale University Library, Farmington, Connecticut, 2013, p. 18, V 2580 (YCBA)


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