Arts Everyday Living: Joshua Reynolds—Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS

A SELF-PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Self-Portrait, 1747-1749, oil on canvas, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

 

“Considered as a painter of individuality in the human form and mind, I think Reynolds the prince of portrait painters.”* John Ruskin, art critic

*Quote of John Ruskin about Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) is from Great Artists: Annotated Guides, Robert Cumming, DK Publishing, Inc., 1998, New York.

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