Requires Photography

Portrait of Samuel Johnson

1785
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Sir Joshua Reynolds (English, 1723–1792), Published by John Jarvis (English, active c.1785-1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 0846, an undescribed state, either between ii/iii and iii/iii or after iii/iii, published by John Jarvis, Wild Court, Lincolns Inn Fields; Tuer 1818

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.3 x 20.8 cm (10 3/8 x 8 3/16 in.) Platemark: 25.1 x 19.2 cm (9 7/8 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P10707

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund