By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. Please read our Use of Cookies policy.

Close
Oliver Goldsmith

Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

How can I use this image?

Buy a print or image licence

You can purchase this reproduction from National Portrait Gallery, London

If you have any products in your basket we recommend that you complete your purchase from Art UK before you leave our site to avoid losing your purchases.

Notes

Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

Irish-born author and playwright. Though awkward in manner, he was a much loved member of The Club, and Johnson saved him from debtor's prison by selling his novel The Vicar of Wakefield in 1762. His best-known comedy is She Stoops to Conquer (1773). A version of the portrait painted for Henry Thrale's library at Streatham Park.
  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    73.7 x 62.2 cm

  • Accession number

    130

  • Acquisition method

    Purchased, 1861

Tags

You can help us tag artworks on Tagger. The tags above come from the public, and also from an image recognition project run by the Visual Geometry Group, University of Oxford.

How you can use this image

CC BY-NC-ND

This image is available to be shared and re-used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence.

You can reproduce this image for non-commercial purposes and you are not able to change or modify it in any way.

Wherever you reproduce the image you must attribute the original creators (acknowledge the original artist(s) and the person/organisation that took the photograph of the work) and any other rights holders.

Click on 'More information' for further guidance on using images from Art UK.

Visit the Creative Commons website to read the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International licence

 

Download