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Creator:
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons, 1730–1795, British
Modelled by John Flaxman, 1755–1826, British
Title:

Samuel Johnson

Date:
ca. 1784
Medium:
Black basalt
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 1/2 × 3 1/2 inches (11.4 × 8.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered on verso, embossed in ceramic: "WEDGWOOD | ENGLAND"; embossed in cursive: "Johnson"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, The Osborn Collection, Beinecke Library
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1991.2
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
Johnson, Samuel (1709–1784), author and lexicographer
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3180
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