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Book, Engraving, Print, Illustration, Image
In 1789, the publisher John Boydell opened the Shakespeare Gallery, an exhibition space in London’s Pall Mall showcasing...
This intriguing portrait of Laurence Sterne was made in 1760, soon after the first two volumes of Tristram Shandy were...
This portrait of the novelist and playwright Dr Oliver Goldsmith (1728?–1774) was painted by the foremost portrait artis...
Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751‒1816) was very famous in his day, first as a dramatist and theatre manager, and then as...
This portrait of Samuel Johnson, posing with a quill and paper, was painted shortly after his famous Dictionary was pub...
Book, Manuscript annotation
This three-volume book contains a large number of essays on art by the major 18th-century painter, Sir Joshua Reynolds (...