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- Object: Dr Johnson in the Ante-Room of Lord Chesterfield
Doctor Johnson in the Ante-Room of the Lord Chesterfield Waiting for an Audience; Dr Johnson, in dark clothes, sitting with one hand on his stick, the other holding his hat, in an elegant interior with several others waiting also, a lawyer yawning by the window on the left, a dandy on the right flirting with a pretty young woman who rests one hand on the shoulder of her black page, and a man in the background at the end of a passage, bowing as he enters Lord Chesterfield's room; in an arch; after Ward; working proof before letters. 1853.
Etching on chine collé.
- Production date
Height: 196 millimetres (image)
Height: 272 millimetres (platemark)
Width: 258 millimetres (image)
Width: 355 millimetres (platemark)
- Curator's comments
- See 1913,0213.25 for comment on the original painting and 1981,U.464 for final state with letters.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- 1855,0414.474 to 581 are parts 48 to 62 of the Vernon Gallery, purchased from the Proprietors of the Art Union Journal (the publishers).
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