Joshua Reynolds

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Style: Rococo; Neo-Classicism; Baroque;

Place: Plympton

Born: 1723

Death: 1792

Nationality: United Kingdom

Biography:

Sir Joshua Reynolds RA FRS FRSA (16 July 1723 – 23 February 1792) was an English painter, specialising in portraits. John Russell said he was one of the major European painters of the 18th century. 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 ...

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