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    Sale 5437

    British Mezzotints and Printed Handkerchiefs from the Collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    12 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 101

    William Doughty (c.1750-1780), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A.

    Dr Samuel Johnson

    Price Realised  

    William Doughty (c.1750-1780), after Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A.
    Dr Samuel Johnson
    mezzotint on laid paper, scratch letter proof before title, with thread margins on 3 sides and trimmed to just below artists' names, published by W.Doughty, London, 1779, with collectors mark of 'T.L.', Sir Thomas Lawrence (lower left); and inscribed in ink on the reverse 'John Wright', with further collectors mark 'E.M.H'
    unframed
    S. 16¾ x 13 1/8in. (42.5 x 33.2cm.)


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    Literature

    Chaloner Smith 2
    Lugt 2446