Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.

Method Steel engraving and stipple
Artist Edward Finden
Published [John Murray, London, 1835]
Dimensions Image 109 x 59 mm, Sheet 157 x 112 mm
Notes From Boswell's The Life of Samuel Johnson.

Inscription reads: 'From the Original Painting in the possession of Mr. Archdeacon Cambridge.'

Whole-length portrait of Samuel Johnson walking to the right, with his left arm raised in greeting, and head bowed slightly. He wears a shoulder length powdered wig and a knee length coat.

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.

Condition: Trimmed, with publication line missing. Light creasing to top left corner, and some faint discolouration to sheet.
Framing unmounted
Price £30.00
Stock ID 36702