A Literary Party at Sir Joshua Reynolds's


This 6" x 9" original antique print was recovered from bound volume of "The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science and Art." This issue is volume XVI from  December 1848 to April 1849.


This engraving is titled "A Literary Party at Sir Joshua Reynolds's" from a painting by Doyle, engraved for the magazine by Sartain. Shown are historical figures James Boswell (1740-1795), Edmund Burke (1729-1797), Charles Burney (1726-1814), David Garrick (1717-1779), Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774), Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), (Filippo Antonio) Pasquale Paoli (1725-1807), Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Thomas Warton the Younger (1728-1790). Paper shows foxing and soil, stain to upper right.

Title page from the original book shown for informational purposes and is not included with the sale.