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Creator:
Thomas Cook, 1744–1818, 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:
1787
Medium:
Etching and engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 5 3/4 × 3 5/8 inches (14.6 × 9.2 cm) and Image: 5 1/16 × 3 3/16 inches (12.9 × 8.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered, upper center: "SAMUEL JOHNSON, L.L.D."; lettered, lower center: "Engraved by T.Cook, by Permission of B.Langton Esqr. from a Picture by Sr. Joshua Reynolds. | London Printed for J.Bell British Library Strand April 17th 1787."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10036
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:25858
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