Sir Joshua - Artist of the Portrait (1986)

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  • Sir Joshua Reynolds Artist of the Portrait Alternative
  • Joshua Reynolds Alternative


Profile of the British portrait painter Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), one of the founders of the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Examines his paintings, visits the houses for which they were destined, and presents views from critics, scholars, and collectors.

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