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Memoirs Of Sir Joshua Reynolds

The memoirs of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the first president of the Royal Academy of Arts, are published here for the first time since 1819.

Discover a fascinating and illuminating account of the life and career of Reynolds, regarded as the father of English painting.

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Dimensions 14.5 x 11.3cm
Fabric & material Paperback
No. of Pages 239
SKU 02087632

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Product story

By Joseph Farington, a young painter who knew Reynolds and the best diarist of his day.

These unique memoirs assert the importance of Sir Joshua Reynolds to British art. As the most fashionable painter of his time, his talent and ambition made him the first English painter of European stature and transformed the way art was made and appreciated in Britain. 

240 pages