Sir Joshua Reynolds

Standard Name: Reynolds, Sir Joshua


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Dedications Elizabeth Cobbold
EC (as Eliza Knipe) published Six Narrative Poems by subscription, at London, dedicated to Sir Joshua Reynolds .
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
64 (1787): 308
Education Maria Callcott
MC later remembered this, like her former school, as anti-intellectual. She was warned against too much study. I used to hear that it was a pity I was not a boy . . . but...
Education Jane Marcet
Jane Haldimand was educated at home, where she read widely in both English and French. She had lessons from tutors in mathematics, astronomy, and philosophy (the last-named a close relation of modern science. Her...
Family and Intimate relationships Frances Reynolds
The painter Sir Joshua Reynolds (estranged brother of FR ) died of liver disease at his house in Leicester Square, London.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Sir Joshua Reynolds
Family and Intimate relationships Barbarina Brand, Baroness Dacre
The senior Wilmots' circle of friends included people still remembered, like Hannah More , David Garrick , Sir Joshua Reynolds , and Lady Charlotte Finch .
Barbarina Charlotte, Lady Grey,. A Family Chronicle. Lyster, GertrudeEditor , John Murray, 1908.
Valentine Wilmot had a taste for recklessness with...
Family and Intimate relationships Frances Reynolds
Of five brothers, two died young, one became a naval officer and another an ironmonger. Joshua , who was six years older than Frances, became the most successful portrait painter of his generation. His life...
Family and Intimate relationships Sarah Fielding
SF 's most important sibling was her brother Henry , first as the eldest child and later as a highly successful novelist and playwright (as well as theatre manager and lawyer). She kept house for...
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Palmer
The best-known among MP 's siblings was her brother Joshua , seven years her junior, whose work as a portrait painter eventually won him a knighthood and the first Presidency of the Royal Academy ...
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Robinson
MR 's affairs with the prince and with Fox overlapped with the beginning of what turned out to be her most enduring relationship: with Banastre Tarleton , an army colonel and a pitiless hero in...
Friends, Associates Mary Robinson
Robinson found good friends among the male cultural and social leaders with whom she remained free to mix. Her daughter particularly mentions, as well as Sheridan , Sir Joshua Reynolds , Edmund Burke , and...
Friends, Associates Samuel Johnson
Johnson had a talent for friendship which he kept well exercised: the names mentioned here represent only a selection of his friendships. His early London friends, whom he met during a comparatively poorly documented period...
Friends, Associates Henrietta Battier
In London HB met many leading figures in cultural and intellectual life. She visited and confided in Samuel Johnson , and developed a warm admiration for him.
Battier, Henrietta. The Protected Fugitives. James Porter, 1791.
She also met Sir Joshua Reynolds .
Friends, Associates Ellis Cornelia Knight
During her childhood, ECK associated with a variety of celebrated people through her family connections. Her mother was a close friend of painter and writer Frances Reynolds (sister to the more famous painter Sir Joshua Reynolds
Friends, Associates Mary Leadbeater
While in England ML visited Edmund Burke at Beaconsfield. He had attended school and university with her father and had been taught by her grandfather; he made his final visit to Ballitore in 1786...
Friends, Associates Sarah Trimmer
In London, Sarah met William Hogarth , Thomas Gainsborough , Sir Joshua Reynolds , and Dr Samuel Johnson . She attracted Johnson's notice by producing from her pocket a copy of Paradise Lost, when...


John Williams 's Method to Learn to Design the Passions, translated from a manual by French painter Charles Le Brun , appeared; it proved highly influential.
December 1768
George III signed the papers for establishing the Royal Academy of Arts . Angelica Kauffman or Kauffmann was among the twenty-eight founding members who first met in January 1769 to hear an address by Sir Joshua Reynolds
In a year when Sir Joshua Reynolds painted, as Girl Reading, his niece Theophila Palmer perusing Richardson 's Clarissa, five novels by women advertised their Clarissa kinship.
July 1773
The Westminster Magazine printed, along with its account of Oxford University 's annual degree-giving, an article by L. P.On the Propriety of Bestowing Academical Honours on the Ladies.
The complete set of addresses delivered over the years to students at the Royal Academy by Sir Joshua Reynolds was published as Fifteen Discourses on Art.
10 May to 14 August 1813
The British Institution held a retrospective exhibition of 141 paintings by Sir Joshua Reynolds at its Pall Mall Picture Galleries: a major event of the social season, both cultural and patriotic.
Barchas, Janine. What Jane Saw.
November 2003
A painting by John Hoppner entitled Portrait of a Lady as Evelina (Frances Burney 's earliest heroine, born in January 1778) sold at Sotheby 's to an unnamed private buyer for £173,600.