Sir Joshua Reynolds President of the Royal Academy Member of the Imperial Academy at Florence, Doctor of Laws, of the Universities of Oxford & Dublin, and Fellow of the Royal Society.
London Published March 20, 1796, S.W. Reynolds, Engraver, No.6, Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane.
Mezzotint with large margins, framed. Plate 507 x 350mm (20 x 13¾). Visible area 590 x 430mm (23¼ x 17"). Frame 700 x 540mm (27½ x 21¼").
Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) the highly influential 18th-century English painter, specialising in portraits. He was one of the founders and first president of the Royal Academy. King George III appreciated his merits and knighted him in 1769.
Whitman: 246. Ex Collection: the Late Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 29524] £450.00