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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Cook, 1744–1818, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by Thomas Longman, active 1804–1914, British
Title:

Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

Additional Title(s):

Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.

Samuel Johnson, LLD

Date:
1786
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 x 7 5/8 inches (26.1 x 19.4 cm), Plate: 9 15/16 x 7 7/16 inches (25.2 x 18.9 cm), and Image: 7 1/8 x 5 5/8 inches (18.1 x 14.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, center to upper center, written vertically: "20816 - 330 | 1 = 7 3/4 x 10 3/8 L"

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "SAMUEL JOHNSON, L. L. D. | From a Painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds, in the possession of B. Langton Esqr. | Published as the Act directs August 21st. 1786, by T. Longman in Paternoster Row."; lower right: "T. Cook Sculp"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection; Gift of Chauncey B. Tinker, B.A. 1899
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.876
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buttons (fasteners) | coat | cravat | man | portrait | wig
Associated People:
Johnson, Samuel (1709–1784), author and lexicographer
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37333
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