Miniature English Georgian Bas-Relief Wax Portrait of Samuel Johnson
Miniature English Georgian Bas-Relief Wax Portrait of Samuel Johnson Miniature English Georgian Bas-Relief Wax Portrait of Samuel Johnson Miniature English Georgian Bas-Relief Wax Portrait of Samuel Johnson Miniature English Georgian Bas-Relief Wax Portrait of Samuel Johnson

Miniature English Georgian Bas-Relief Wax Portrait of Samuel Johnson

Ref: D-44-0005
A George III period, finely detailed, bust length, portrait of the writer Dr. Samuel Johnson (English, 1709-84). He faces left in profile cast in bas-relief wax and colored. Set in an ebonized frame under glass. Marked: Johnson Miniature bas-relief portraits such as this were very popular from the late 18th century to 1840s, when they were replaced by photography portraiture.
DATE
Late 18th century
DIMENSIONS
Width 5.5 Depth 1.5 Height 6.25 in.
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