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.

Provenance

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
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Museum:
Monday - closed
Tuesday to Saturday - 10am to 5pm
Sunday - 12pm to 5pm

Café:
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Saturday 10am to 4pm
Sunday 12noon to 4pm

Library:
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Thursday 9am to 8pm
Friday 9am to 6pm
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