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 (/ˈrɛnəldz/ 16 July 1723 – 23 February 1792) was an influential eighteenth-century English painter, specialising in portraits. According to John Russell, 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 f...

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