London, South Kensington
12 March 2008
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'
S. 16¾ x 13 1/8in. (42.5 x 33.2cm.)
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