George Engleheart (1750-1829)
Portrait John Dyer Collier
Watercolour on ivory
Signed lower right, 'E' in monogram
Museum no. P.76-1910
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London
John Dyer Collier (1762-1825) was a writer and the editor of two periodicals, the Monthly Review and the Critical Review. He was friends with many literary figures, including the poet William Wordsworth.