Epstein considered his best portraits to be those of friends like Dr Johnson which was a personal commission.
Bust of Dr Hewlett Johnson by Sir Jacob Epstein, 1942
© Tate, London 2006
- 51 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £4,500 ( Total: £12,000)
- Acquired in:
- C B George
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.