Samuel Johnson, portraits at middle age

 

Posted below are copies of:

A portrait of Samuel Johnson by Sir Joshua Reynolds, which was painted in 1769 when Johnson was age fifty-nine of sixty. It is my favorite portrait of Johnson.

An etching by Mary Palgrave Turner — based on a portrait of Johnson by Ozias Humphry — entitled “Johnson at Sixty.”

Samuel Johnson’s dates were 1709-1784.

 

 

Samuel Johnson, portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds.jpg

 

 

Samuel Johnson, Selected Essays (book cover).jpg

 

 

'Johnson at Sixty'.jpg

 

 

 

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