Samuel Johnson

Born: 18 September 1709 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: 13 December 1784
Nationality: British
Works of Art: 4
Books: 8
Archives: 26
Works associated with

Dr Johnson's Monument in St...   
Dr Johnson's Monument in St...
1 April 1796
John Bacon

Dr. Johnson's Penance   
Dr. Johnson's Penance
Matthew James Lawless

Portrait of Samuel Johnson   
Portrait of Samuel Johnson
1 January 1787
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of  Samuel Johnson   
Portrait of Samuel Johnson
Joshua Reynolds

Thomson, James   The seasons by James Thomson; with new and original notes embellished with sixteen elegant engravings designed by C. Ansell and engraved by A. Birrell, to which is prefixed the life of the author. - London [1792]   
The Prince Of Abissinia. A Tale. The Seventh Edition.   - London: [1786]   
Johnson, Samuel   A Dictionary Of The English Language: In Which The Words are deduced from their Originals, And Illustrated in their Different Significations By Examples from the best Writers. To Which Are Prefixed, A History of the Language, And An English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson, A.M. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. (II.) - London [1755]   
Shakespeare, William,   The Plays Of William Shakspeare, Accurately printed from the Text of the corrected copy left by the late George Steevens, Esq. With A Series Of Engravings, From Original Designs Of Henry Fuseli, Esq. R.A. Professor Of Painting: And A Selection Of Explanatory And Historical Notes, From the most eminent Commentators; A History of the Stage, a Life of Shakspeare, &c. By Alexander Chalmers, A.M. - In Ten Volumes. - Volume I. ... (- Volume X. ...) - London: 1805.   
The Greek Theatre Of Father Brumoy. Translated By Mrs. Charlotte Lennox. In Three Volumes. Vol. I. (- III.)   - London : [1759]   
Baretti, Joseph   A Guide Through The Royal Academy, By Joseph Baretti Secretary For Foreign Correspondence To The Royal Academy. - London: [1781]   
Johnson, Samuel   The Lives Of The Most Eminent English Poets; With Critical Observations On Their Works. By Samuel Johnson. In Four Volumes. Volume I. (-IV.) - London: [1781]   
Gwynn, John, R.A.   London and Westminster Improved, Illustrated by Plans. To which is prefixed, A Discourse on Publick Magnificence; With Observations on the State of Arts and Artists in this Kingdom, wherein the study of the Polite Arts is recommended as necessary to a liberal Education: Concluded by Some Proposals relative to Places not laid down in the Plans. By John Gwynn. - London: [1766]   
CHA/3/6    Quotations from essays by Samuel Johnson    [1770-1790]    Item   
CHA/2/41    Thoughts on Samuel Johnson's review of Edmund Burke's] iPhilosophical enquiry into the ... sublime and beautiful/i    [1770-71]    Item   
CHA/2/39b    Quoting Samuel Johnson in a letter to Mrs Thrale, that new ideas enrich the imagination    [1770-71]    Item   
CHA/1/68    William Chambers, London, to Charlotte [Augusta Chambers]    27 Nov 1784    Item   
HU/5/94    William Wavell, M.D., to Ozias Humphry    30 Apr 1800    Item   
AND/8/1    [copy] Sir Joshua Reynolds, to Sir Joseph Banks, Bt.    15 Mar 1791    Item   
AND/5/160    [copy] Samuel Johnson, to Joshua Reynolds    12 Apr 1783    Item   
AND/5/159    Index to the 1783 Academy catalogue    1783    Item   
AND/5/93    Extracts from three letters by Samuel Johnson    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/5/94    Extract from a letter by Samuel Johnson to Mrs Thrale    [c.1870]    Item   
GRE/25/15    Ms extract from the IAnnual Register/I, 1806, p. 669    c. 1806    Item   
AND/3/134    Notes by Anderdon on a bust by Nollekens of Samuel Johnson    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/3/129    Pages 17 and 18 of the 1777 Academy catalogue    1777    Item   
AND/2/196    [copy] Letter from Samuel Johnson, to Lucy Porter    1778    Item   
REY/3/1-66    Papers relating to Reynolds's discourses    c. 1769-1790    Item   
REY/1/22    Pocket book    1784    Item   
REY/1    Pocket books    1757-1790    Sub-fonds   
LAW/3/86    Note by [Thomas Lawrence]    [5 Jan 1820]    Item   
LAW/1/213    Thos. Lawrence, to Joseph Farington, Charlotte St.    [5 May 1809]    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/18    Letter from Bennet Langton, Queen Square, Westminster [to the Secretary]    02 Apr 1788    Item   
GRI/3/483    Fred[erick] W. Burton, 43 Argyll Road, Kensington, to: George Richmond    30 Nov 1875    Item   
NOR/16    James Northcote, London, Saml. Northcote, Plymouth, Devonshire    25 Jan 1776    Item   
NOR/6    James Northcote, to [Samuel Northcote]    19 Dec 1771    Item   
NOR/5    James Northcote, London, to [Samuel Northcote]    21 Sep 1771    Item   
GRI/2/21    Richard's Daily Remembrancer    1867    Item   
RAA/GA/1/1    General Assembly minutes, vol. 1    14 Dec 1768 - 10 Dec 1796    Item