Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.

Method Lithograph
Artist After Thomas Trotter
Published Drawn on Stone from a Drawing taken from the life by T. Trotter. [c. 1810]
Dimensions Image 69 x 50 mm, Sheet 140 x 97 mm
Notes A small bust portrait of Samuel Johnson. Johnson is seen in profile looking to the right. This portrait is after the published copper engraving which appeared in The Life of Samuel Johnson printed for George Kearsley, 1785.

Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784), often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.

Thomas Trotter (1756-1803) was a British printmaker and publisher, active in London.

O'Donoghue undescribed

Condition: Printed on India Laid paper. Creasing to the corners. Sheet crudely cut.
Framing unmounted
Price £50.00
Stock ID 51796