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biography of Joshua REYNOLDS (1723-1792)

Personal data


Birth : 07/16/1723 - Plympton, United Kingdom
Death : 02/23/1792 - London, United Kingdom
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : United Kingdom

Education

Pupil of / student of Thomas HUDSON [ 1701-1779 ]

Professional data


Work and Life

1752:Lived and worked in London, United Kingdom
1749 – 1752:Lived and worked in Roma, Italy
1744 – 1749:Lived and worked in London, United Kingdom
1743 – 1744:Lived and worked in Plympton, United Kingdom
1740 – 1743:Lived and worked in London, United Kingdom
Met WILSON Richard
Met CARLINI Agostino
Met CATTON Charles I
Met CHAMBERLIN Mason
Met CHAMBERS William
Met COTES Francis
Met DANCE George
Met DANCE Nathaniel
Met GAINSBOROUGH Thomas
Met HOARE OF BATH William
Met HAYMAN Francis
Met HONE Nathaniel
Met ZUCCARELLI Francesco
Met WILTON Joseph
Met BARTOLOZZI Francesco
Met WEST Benjamin
Met SERRES Dominic
Met SANDBY Thomas
Met SANDBY Paul
Met KAUFFMAN Angelica
Met MEYER Jeremiah
Met PENNY Edward
Met RICHARDS John Inigo
Teacher of RAEBURN Henry
Teacher of BARRON Hugh
Teacher of BEACH Thomas
Teacher of BREDA von Carl Fredrik
Teacher of DOUGHTY William
Teacher of HOPPNER John
Teacher of MORTIMER John Hamilton
Teacher of ENGLEHEART George
Teacher of NORTHCOTE James
Teacher of OWEN William
Teacher of ROBERTSON Archibald


Affiliated to an association

1760 : Royal Society of Portrait Painters – Federation of British Artists – Mall Galleries – 17 Carlton House Terrace – London, United Kingdom
1768 : Royal Academy of Arts – Burlington House Piccadilly – London, United Kingdom
1768 : Royal Academy of Arts – Burlington House Piccadilly – London, United Kingdom

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil/canvas
Print-Multiple : Engraving - Mezzotint
Drawing-Watercolor : Charcoal - Ink

Subject

allegory
history
military
mythology
portrait

Movements and styles

British Portrait & Conversation piece 18th century
18th century painting

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2005

Joshua Reynolds et l’invention de la célébrité
Palazzo dei Diamanti – Ferrare FE, Italy
2005 – 05/01/2005

Legals

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