Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792
- Existence: 1723-07-16 - 1792-02-23
Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), English painter.
Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:
The Boswell Collection contains the correspondence, diaries, and manuscripts of author James Boswell; estate records, letters, personal and professional papers, and other materials documenting the lives and careers of ten generations of Boswells and their possession of the barony of Auchinleck; and correspondence relating to the political career of Alexander Bruce, Earl of Kincardine.
Contains extracts from his reading (chiefly Pope and Shakespeare) and rough drafts of projected essays on painting.
Contains records copied from the family Bible and quotations from his reading. The latest date in the book is a year after Reynolds went to London to study under Thomas Hudson.
Speech delivered to the Royal Academy at a special meeting held after Reynolds' death.
Inscribed: "A Painter's Journal through Flanders, Brabant, Holland, and part of Germany. June 24, 1781." Cased with Reynolds 37.
Draft of a never-completed dedication to William Mason of a new edition of du Fresnoy's Art of painting, a Latin poem translated by Mason and annotated by Reynolds (published by A. Ward, 1783).
Rough draft of a portion of catalogue for Reynolds' exhibition of his collection of Old Masters in the spring of 1791. [Appears to be a draft for a paragraph which was published in the Morning Chronicle, Fri., April 22, 1791.]
A reply in verse to a remark made by Johnson.
Includes handwritten annotations by James Northcote verifying the hand of Sir Joshua Reynolds.
Verses entitled "Merry and Wise" written when Beauclerk forgot an invitation he had extended to Reynolds, Barnard, and Garrick, probably in 1775.
Concerning the cleaning and restoration of a Joshua Reynolds painting.
Ruskin gives Heaton some advice on what to see at the Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition, praising works by Paul Veroneses, Joshua Reynolds, William Hogarth, Anthony van Dyck and Thomas Gainsborough. Ruskin thanks Heaton for "all [her] notes.". [Date provided by Surtees: Mid-July 1857]
"The following jeu d'esprit was written by Sir Joshua Reynolds to illustrate a remark which he made, 'That Dr. Johnson considered Garrick as his property, and would suffer anyone to praise or abuse him but himself.' In the first of these supposed dialogues, Sir Joshua himself, by high encomiums upon Garrick, is represented as drawing down upon him Johnson's censure; in the second, Mr. Gibbon, by taking the opposite side, calls forth his praise."--Title page verso.
Letter written to his daughter, Frances, after hearing Sir Joshua Reynolds deliver his final Discourse at the Royal Academy.
Sending him a present in pottles for the Langton children. Ingamells no. 174.
- Archival Object 72
- Collection 3
- Correspondence 42
- Notebooks 4
- Painting, European 4
- Commonplace books 3
- Diaries 3
- Engravings (prints) 3
- Antwerp (Belgium) -- Description and travel 2
- Belgium -- Description and travel 2
- English literature -- 18th century 2
- Germany -- Description and travel 2
- Netherlands -- Description and travel 2
- Paris (France) -- Description and travel 2
- Rotterdam (Netherlands) -- Description and travel 2
- Administration of estates -- Scotland 1
- Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Scotland 1
- Authors 1
- Authors, English -- 18th century 1
- Authors, English -- 19th century 1
- Authors, English -- Biography 1
- Ayrshire (Scotland) 1 ∧ less