Joshua Reynolds

Joshua Potter Reynolds (1723 - 1792)

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Sir Joshua Potter Reynolds
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Biography

Sir Joshua Reynolds RA FRS FRSA (16 July 1723 – 23 February 1792) was an influential eighteenth-century English painter, specializing 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. Joshua was the child of Samuel Reynolds Ainsworth and Teophila Potter.

  • Painter of British Royalty
  • Founder of the Royal Academy of Paint of London

Name

Name: Sir Joshua /Reynolds/[1]
Name: Sir Joshua /Reynolds/
Given Name: Sir Joshua
Surname: Reynolds[2]

Birth

Date: 16 JUL 1723
Place: Plympton-Earls, Devonshire[3]

Death

Date: 23 FEB 1792[4]

Note

Note: Sir Joshua Reynolds RA FRS FRSA (16 July 1723 23 February 1792) was an influential 18th-century English painter, specialising in portraits and promoting the "Grand Style" in painting which depended on idealization of the imperfect. He was one of the founders and first President of the Royal Academy. King George III appreciated his merits and knighted him in 1769.
Note: Sir Joshua Reynolds
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Sources

  • Source: S24 Record ID Number: MH:S24 User ID: 2F6C5EC3-1A60-4CB2-9F05-1BDD49D44BFA Author: Ancestry.com Title: Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22. Stephen, Sir Leslie, ed. Dictionary of National Biography, 1921–1922. London, England: Oxf Repository: #R3.
  • Source: S2383914067 Repository: #R2383914066 Title: Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22. Stephen, Sir Leslie, ed. Dictionary of National Biography, 1921–1922. London, England: Oxf Note: Repository: R2383914066
  1. Source: #S2383914067 Note: http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=dictnatbiogv1&h=45924&ti=5538&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 16 Jul 1723Birth place: Plympton-Earls, DevonshireDeath date: 23 Feb 1792Death place:
  2. Source: #S24 Data: Text: Birth date: 16 Jul 1723Birth place: Plympton-Earls, DevonshireDeath date: 23 Feb 1792Death place: Note: http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=dictnatbiogv1&h=45924&ti=5538&indiv=try&gss=pt
  3. Source: #S24 Data: Text: Birth date: 16 Jul 1723Birth place: Plympton-Earls, DevonshireDeath date: 23 Feb 1792Death place: Note: http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=dictnatbiogv1&h=45924&ti=5538&indiv=try&gss=pt
  4. Source: #S24 Data: Text: Birth date: 16 Jul 1723Birth place: Plympton-Earls, DevonshireDeath date: 23 Feb 1792Death place: Note: http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=dictnatbiogv1&h=45924&ti=5538&indiv=try&gss=pt


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