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Sir Joshua Reynolds

John Sime

""Sir Joshua Reynolds"" by John Sime is a biography of the famous English portrait painter who lived from 1723 to 1792. The book covers Reynolds' life from his birth in Plympton, Devon, to his rise to prominence as a portrait painter in London. Sime explores Reynolds' artistic style, his relationships with other artists and patrons, and his role in the development of the Royal Academy of Arts. The biography also delves into Reynolds' personal life, including his friendships, romances, and health struggles. The book is a comprehensive look at one of the most important figures in British art history and provides insight into the cultural and social context of the 18th century.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 304
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.68in - 0.99lb
  • EAN: 9781428615113
  • Categories: Christian Living - InspirationalInspirationalMetaphysics