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Reynolds, Sir Joshua (1723-1792), portrait and history painter and art theorist

Martin J. Postle

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/23429
Reynolds, Sir Joshua (1723-1792), portrait and history painter and art theorist

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Education and apprenticeship, 1723-1743 | Early career, 1743-1749 | Italy and France, 1749-1752 | Appearance and character | Early maturity, 1752-1760 | The middle period, 1760-1768 | The Royal Academy and the Discourses on Art | The 1770s | Home and abroad, 1780-1785 | The later years, 1785-1790 | The final years, 1791-1792 | Reynolds's posthumous reputation

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Subjects: biography ; history

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