Epstein considered his best portraits to be those of friends like Dr Johnson which was a personal commission.

Johnson conducted Epstein's funeral service at Putney Vale Cemetery in 1959.


Dr Hewlett Johnson; Sotheby's 4/12/63, lot 98; C.B.George Esq.

The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

18 High Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2RA
01227 862162

Opening times

Museum: Monday - closed Tuesday to Saturday - 10am to 5pm Sunday - 11am to 4pm

Exhibitions at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

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