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Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792

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Personal name headingReynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792
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Associated countryGreat Britain
Birth date1723-07-16
Death date1792-02-23
Place of birthPlympton (Plymouth, England)
Place of deathLondon (England)
Field of activityPainting Portrait painting
AffiliationRoyal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)
Profession or occupationPainters Portrait painters
Found inA Descriptive catalogue of all the prints, with the engravers names and dates, which have been engraved from original portraits and pictures, by Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A., 1825: t.p. (Sir Joshua Reynolds; P.R.A.)
LC data base, 9-20-84 (hdg.: Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792)
Wikipedia, viewed May 13, 2016 (Sir Joshua Reynolds RA FRS FRSA (16 July 1723 - 23 February 1792) was an influential eighteenth-century English painter, specialising in portraits. He promoted the "Grand Style" in painting which depended on idealization of the imperfect. He was a founder and first president of the Royal Academy of Arts, and was knighted by George III in 1769. Born in Plympton, Devon, died in London)
Associated languageeng