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

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

Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm
Saturday 10am to 4pm
Sunday 12noon to 4pm

Monday to Wednesday 9am to 6pm
Thursday 9am to 8pm
Friday 9am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 5pm

Exhibitions at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

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