Cooke, George (1781 - 1834)
Dr Samuel Johnson (1709-1784). Pencil. Initialled and dated, 1797. A study from an engraving after the portrait by Opie c.1783/84. Presumably made while Cooke was an apprentice engraver. Provenance: A group of drawings by Cooke bought at Sotheby's Olympia 2/7/03. 5.75x5 inches.