Sunday, April 19

Joshua REYNOLDS Lady Elizabeth Hamilton 1758


Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) est un peintre britannique spécialiste de l'auto-portrait et du portrait. Il fut le premier président de la Royal Academy.

Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) 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.

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