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List of illustrations

  • Front Page of the Daily Advertiser, Monday, April 25, 1774
  • Maria, Duchess of Gloucester
  • Maria, Duchess of Gloucester
  • Princess Sophia Matilda of Gloucester
  • Augusta Anne, Lady Cockburn, and her Three Eldest Sons
  • Charity
  • Three Ladies Adorning a Term of Hymen
  • Slumbering Silenus Tied Up with Tendrils
  • Mrs. Sophia Pelham
  • Girl and Chickens
  • Anna Maria Tollemache
  • Portrait of Charles Coote, 1st Earl of Bellamont, in Robes of the Order of the Bath
  • Ceremony of the Installation of the Order of the Bath in Henry VII's Chapel
  • Thomas Newton, Bishop of Bristol and Dean of St Paul's Cathedral
  • Thomas Newton, Bishop of Bristol and Dean of St Paul's Cathedral
  • Dr. James Beattie
  • Expulsion of the Vices of the Church
  • Giuseppe Baretti
  • Edmund Burke
  • Richard Edgcumbe
  • A Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster, and Borough of Southwark
  • A Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster, and Borough of Southwark, detail
  • Leaves 61v–62r from Sir Joshua Reynolds's commonplace book
  • Thomas Hudson
  • Rear endpapers from Sir Joshua Reynolds's commonplace book
  • A Young Man, Half-Length, Looking Up to Right
  • Woman with Clasped Hands Looking Upwards
  • Self-Portrait Aged about Seventeen
  • Jacob Selfe
  • Grace Parsons
  • William Clayton, Baron Sundon
  • Illustration from François Nivelon's The Rudiments of Genteel Behaviour
  • Mary Carew as a Shepherdess
  • Miss Judith Morice as Diana
  • The Ladies Noel
  • Chief Justice John Willes
  • West Prospect of his Majesties Dock-Yard, near Plymouth
  • Walter Kendall
  • Samuel Reynolds
  • Alexander Pope
  • Charles Sergison monument
  • Frances Reynolds
  • The Eliot Family
  • Cholmondeley Family
  • Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke, and his Family
  • A General Prospect of Vaux Hall Gardens
  • Captain Coram
  • Theodore Jacobsen
  • John Milner
  • Dr. Richard Mead
  • Captain the Honourable George Edgcumbe
  • Admiral John Byng
  • A Boy Reading
  • Titus at His Desk
  • Self-Portrait
  • Self-Portrait
  • Old Man Shielding His Eyes
  • Self-Portrait
  • Commodore Augustus Keppel
  • Arrival of a Young Traveller and his Suite during the Carnival, Piazza di Spagna, Rome
  • British Connoisseurs in Rome
  • St Michael the Archangel Slaying Satan (after Guido Reni)
  • The School of Athens
  • John Martin, Joseph Henry of Straffan, Lord Bruce of Tottenham and Henry Willoughby, Later Lord Middleton
  • Caricature of Thomas Brudenell, Baron Bruce, the Hon. John Ward, Joseph Leeson, later 2nd Earl of Milltown, and Joseph Henry of Straffan (Four Learned Milordi)
  • Parody on the School of Athens
  • Paulus Pontius
  • Pages from Italian sketchbook
  • Pages from Italian sketchbook
  • Pages from Italian sketchbook
  • Emperor Charles V on Horseback
  • Pages from Italian sketchbook
  • Pope Leo X
  • St James Led to Execution
  • Page from Italian sketchbook
  • Page from Italian sketchbook
  • Ecce Homo
  • Page from Italian sketchbook
  • Page from Italian sketchbook
  • The Philosopher
  • Martyrdom of St Agnes (Miracle of St Agnes)
  • Joseph Wilton
  • Giuseppe Marchi
  • Old Man in a Fur Cap
  • Boy in a Turban and Holding a Nosegay
  • Captain the Honourable Augustus Keppel, 1725–1786
  • Norman, 22nd Chief of MacLeod
  • Admiral Sir Chaloner Ogle
  • Apollo
  • Captain the Honourable Augustus Keppel, 1725–1786, detail
  • Captain the Honourable Augustus Keppel, 1725–1786, detail, x-radiography
  • An Italian Harbour in Stormy Weather
  • John Proby, 1st Baron Carysfort
  • George, Lord Digby and William, Lord Russell
  • Peter Ludlow
  • James Stuart (1612–1655), Duke of Richmond and Lennox
  • David Garrick (as Tancred from Tancred and Sigismunda)
  • Sir William Chambers
  • Bennet Langton
  • Horace Walpole
  • Alexander Pope
  • Lady Anne Dawson
  • Lady Boyd
  • Anne Bonfoy
  • Susannah Beckford
  • Francis Beckford
  • Elizabeth, Countess of Berkeley
  • Hannah Horneck
  • Lady Charlotte Fitzwilliam
  • James McArdell
  • First Lord of the Admiralty, George, Lord Anson
  • Frances, Countess of Essex
  • Lady Fortescue
  • Kitty Fisher
  • Kitty Fisher as Cleopatra Dissolving the Pearl
  • The Celebrated Sally Salisbury
  • The Celebrated Miss Murray
  • Miss Fanny Murray
  • Cleopatra
  • Banquet of Antony and Cleopatra
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Robert Dodsley
  • Honourable Augustus Keppel
  • Laurence Sterne
  • Laurence Sterne
  • Frontispiece of Laurence Sterne's Sermons of Mr. Yorick, vol. 1
  • William Romaine
  • David Garrick Between Tragedy and Comedy
  • Frontispiece of Aubignac's La Pratique du théâtre
  • Frontispiece of The Beauties of the English Stage
  • Judgement of Hercules
  • Frontispiece of Shaftesbury's A Notion of the Historical Draught or Tablature of the Judgement of Hercules
  • Mr. Garrick between the Two Muses of Tragedy and Comedy
  • L'Homme entre le Vice et la Vertu
  • Surrender of Calais to Edward III
  • George II
  • David Garrick as Richard III
  • Charles Vernon
  • Albert de Ligne, Prince of Arenburg
  • Lieutenant General William Kingsley
  • William Kingsley Esqr.
  • Lady Elizabeth Keppel
  • Lady Mary Coke
  • Elizabeth Gunning, Duchess of Hamilton and Argyll
  • Judgement of Paris
  • Elizabeth (née Gunning), Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon
  • Elizabeth Gunning, Duchess of Hamilton and Argyll
  • Gratitude: A Poem
  • Photograph of the Long Gallery, Hamilton Palace, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • Mrs. Pritchard as Hermione
  • Nelly O'Brien
  • Danaë, Jupiter and Cupid
  • A View of Leicester Square, London
  • Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort
  • Captain Robert Orme
  • Captain Robert Orme, detail
  • Captain Robert Orme, detail
  • Cornet Nehemiah Winter
  • John, 1st Earl Ligonier
  • John, 1st Earl Ligonier
  • John, 1st Earl Ligonier
  • Frederick Herman de Schomberg, 1st Duke of Schomberg and an unknown boy
  • Frontispiece to Lord Granby's Garland, containing Five Excellent New Songs
  • Right Honourable John, Lord Viscount Ligonier
  • Sir George Howard
  • John, 10th Earl of Rothes
  • Augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol
  • Portrait of John Manners, Marquess of Granby
  • Sir Jeffrey Amherst (1717–1797)
  • Marquess of Granby
  • John Manners, Marquess of Granby
  • The Marquis of Granby giving Alms to a sick Soldier and his Family
  • Modello for The Surrender of Montreal to General Amherst
  • Dismissal of the Lictors
  • Robert Clive, Mir Jafar and his son Mir Miran, with a number of British and Mughal attendants, after the Battle of Plassey, 1757
  • Thomas Wentworth, Viscount Wentworth and later 1st Earl of Strafford
  • Colonel William Philips
  • Colonel Edmund Craggs Nugent
  • General Philip Honywood
  • Frances Ann Greville and her Brother William
  • Marriage of George III
  • Portrait of Lady Elizabeth Keppel
  • The Longeville Family of Oswestry
  • Marriage of Marie de' Medici to Henri IV by Proxy in the Cathedral of Florence
  • Wedding outside the Temple of Juno
  • Bacchanalian Revel before a Term of Pan
  • Lady Elizabeth Keppel Adorning a Term of Hymen, detail
  • Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth with an unknown female attendant
  • Queen Charlotte (1744–1818) when Princess Sophie Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz with a Servant
  • Lady Sarah Bunbury Sacrificing to the Graces
  • Education of Marie de' Medici
  • Illustration to Bernard de Montfaucon's Antiquity Explained, and Represented in Sculptures, vol. 1
  • Mrs. Hale as Euphrosyne
  • L'Allegro
  • Ceres, Goddess of Fruitfulness
  • Tripod perfume burner with candlebranches
  • Maria, Countess Waldegrave
  • Maria, Countess Waldegrave, and her Daughter, Elizabeth Laura
  • Maria, Countess Waldegrave
  • Joshua Reynolds
  • Joshua Reynolds
  • Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Painting in the Year 1771
  • Hope Nursing Love
  • Ugolino and his Children in the Dungeon
  • Annabella Blake
  • Diana Disarming Cupid: Elizabeth Dashwood, Duchess of Manchester, and her Son George Montagu, Viscount Mandeville
  • Mrs. Harriot Bouverie and Mrs. Frances Crewe
  • The Shepherds in Arcadia
  • Et in Arcadia Ego
  • Sisters Contemplating on Mortality
  • Mrs. Bouverie and her Son Edward
  • Grave stele of Ampharete
  • Frances Crewe
  • Lady Reading in the Park
  • St Genevieve
  • Miss Theophila Palmer Reading Clarissa Harlowe
  • Honourable Miss Cholmondeley
  • Miss Price
  • Miss Mary Meyer in the Character of Hebe
  • Jane Pownall as Hebe
  • Colonel Acland and Lord Sydney: The Archers
  • Henry Frederick (1594–1612), Prince of Wales, with Sir John Harrington (1592–1614), in the Hunting Field
  • Still Life with Dead Game
  • Two Gentlemen Shooting
  • A Repose after Shooting
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Oliver Goldsmith
  • George Colman
  • Samuel Dyer, Esq., F.R.S.
  • William Robertson
  • William Robertson
  • Sir Joseph Banks, Bt
  • John Hawkesworth L.L.D.
  • Self-Portrait
  • The Academicians of the Royal Academy
  • Lady Anne Luttrell, The Duchess of Cumberland (1743–1809)
  • Henry Frederick, Duke of Cumberland
  • Theresa Robinson, Mrs. John Parker
  • Design for the monument to Anne Cox
  • Decorated Vase
  • Charlotte Walpole, Countess of Dysart (1738–1789)
  • Jane, Countess of Harrington
  • Georgiana (Spencer) Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
  • Joanna Leigh, Mrs. Richard Bennett Lloyd (b. 1758) Inscribing a Tree
  • John, Lord Althorp, later 2nd Lord Spencer, with His Sisters Georgiana, later Duchess of Devonshire, and Henrietta, Later Countess of Bessborough
  • Illustration for Canto XIX, from Ariosto, Orlando Furioso
  • Anne Sandby as Emma, the Nut-Brown Maid
  • Lady Bampfylde
  • Elizabeth, Countess of Derby
  • Winter
  • Lady Frances Marsham
  • Mrs. Elisha Mathew
  • Lady Anne Carey, Later Viscountess Claneboye and Countess of Clanbrassil
  • Eighteenth-century copy of the Venus de' Medici
  • Page from William Shenstone, The Works in Verse and Prose of William Shenstone, Esq., in two volumes, with decorations
  • The Honourable Mrs. Graham (1757–1792)
  • Mrs. Grace Dalrymple Elliott (1754?–1823)
  • Faith
  • Hope
  • Charity
  • Il Penseroso or Melancholy
  • L'Allegro or Mirth
  • Lady Louisa Manners
  • Lady Jane Tollemache, Lady John Halliday (1750–1802)
  • Diana (Sackville), Viscountess Crosbie
  • Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
  • Jane, Countess of Harrington
  • The Right Honble Lady Louisa Manners, Sister to the Earl of Dysart
  • Lady Jane Halliday
  • Edwin, 2nd Baron Sandys
  • William Henry Lyttelton
  • Mrs. Thrale and her Daughter Hester
  • Arthur Murphy
  • Portrait of Oliver Goldsmith (1728–1774), Playwright and Author
  • Self-Portrait as a Deaf Man
  • Sir Robert Chambers
  • David Garrick
  • Henry Thrale
  • Giuseppe Baretti
  • Charles Burney
  • Edmund Burke, 1729–1797. Statesman, orator and author
  • Doctor Samuel Johnson
  • Diagram of Streatham Library, north wall, Streatham Park, London
  • Diagram of Streatham Library, east wall, Streatham Park, London
  • Diagram of Streatham Library, south wall, Streatham Park, London
  • Interior of Samuel Pepys Library
  • Photograph of the library of Sir Andrew Fountaine
  • Photograph of Chesterfield House Library
  • The Library at Strawberry Hill
  • Southwark Macaroni
  • Streatham Park
  • Horace Walpole in his Library
  • A Conversation
  • Arthur Murphy
  • Alexander Pope
  • Self-Portrait
  • Giuseppe Baretti
  • Theresa Robinson Parker
  • Mrs. Montagu
  • Nine Living Muses of Great Britain
  • Portraits in the Characters of the Muses in the Temple of Apollo
  • Temple of British Worthies
  • The Marlborough Family
  • George Clive with Family and Indian Maid
  • The Roffey Family
  • Blenheim House
  • Arch of Triumph
  • Column of Victory
  • Archway, Great Hall
  • Engraving after antique cameo of Augustus
  • East Gate
  • Marriage of Cupid and Psyche
  • Members of the Society Dilettanti
  • Busts of Livia and Tiberius
  • Marriage of Cupid and Psyche
  • Katherine Villiers, the Duchess of Buckingham, and her Children: Lady Mary Villiers, later Duchess of Lennox and Richmond, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, and Lord Francis Villiers
  • Le Masque
  • Putti Playing
  • George III (1738–1820), Queen Charlotte (1744–1818) and their Six Eldest Children
  • James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton, 1702–1768, and his family
  • John, 1st Duke of Marlborough, and his Family
  • Charles, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, and his Family
  • Preparatory sketch for the Marlborough family portrait
  • Sketch for The 4th Duke of Marlborough and his Family
  • Charles I (1600–1649) with M. de St Antoine
  • Lady Caroline Spencer, Duchess of Marlborough
  • Charles, 2nd Duke of Richmond
  • Caroline, Duchess of Marlborough, with her Daughter, Lady Caroline Spencer
  • Francis, 5th Duke of Bedford, with his Brothers and Miss Vernon: St George and the Dragon
  • Lord Henry Spencer and Lady Charlotte Spencer, later Charlotte Nares: The Young Fortune Tellers
  • Sir William Pepperrell (1746–1816) and His Family
  • Suffer Little Children to Come Unto Me
  • St Mary's Church and Somerset House in the Strand
  • Theory
  • Self-Portrait
  • Portrait of King George III
  • Portrait of Queen Charlotte
  • Thaïs
  • Sketch of a Wall at the Royal Academy Exhibition of 1781
  • George III (1738–1820)
  • Queen Charlotte
  • The Royal Family
  • George, Prince of Wales
  • The Thunderer
  • Falstaff and his Prince
  • Landscape with St George and the Dragon
  • Portrait of Charles Stanhope, Third Earl of Harrington
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Bannastre Tarleton
  • Royal Academy Exhibition of 1784: The Great Room, North Wall
  • The Apotheosis of Prince Alfred and Prince Octavius
  • George, Prince of Wales
  • Charles James Fox
  • George IV when Prince of Wales
  • Francis Seymour Conway, 1st Marquess of Hertford
  • Letitia Derby, Mrs. Smith
  • Maria Anne Fitzherbert (née Smythe)
  • Wife & No Wife, or A Trip to the Continent
  • George IV, Prince of Wales with a Black Servant
  • Louis Philippe Joseph d'Orléans, Duke of Chartres
  • Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset KG (1662–1748) and an Unidentified Child Attendant
  • Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707–51)
  • Charles, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham
  • Mountjoy Blount, 1st Earl of Newport (1597–1665), Lord George Goring (1608–1657) and a Page
  • Love's Last Shift
  • Exhibition of the Royal Academy
  • George IV
  • Frederick, Duke of York (1763–1827)
  • George, 1st Marquess of Cholmondeley
  • Dorothy, Lady Worsley
  • George III (1738–1820)
  • British fashion plate from Album of Prints and Cuttings of Women's Fashions
  • Fashion plate no. 29 from Designs both Serious and Comic: Engraved on 36 Plates
  • Ladies Horatia and Maria Waldegrave
  • The Ladies Waldegrave
  • Fair Lady Working Tambour
  • Plate from Monument du costume physique et moral de la fin du dix-huitième siècle
  • Lord Richard Cavendish
  • Mrs. Abington
  • Mrs. Abington as Miss Prue in Love for Love by William Congreve
  • Illustration to Poetical Epistle from Florizel to Perdita: With Perdita's Answer…
  • Mrs. Robinson
  • The Chapeau de Paille (Portrait of Susanna Lunden)
  • Helena Fourment
  • Mrs. Abington as Roxalana
  • Sarah (Kemble) Siddons as the Tragic Muse
  • Mrs. Abington (c. 1737–1815) as The Comic Muse
  • Mrs. Abington as the Comic Muse
  • Sarah Siddons as the Tragic Muse
  • Royal Academy Exhibition of 1784: The Great Room, West Wall
  • Nathaniel Chauncey
  • Prophet Isaiah
  • The Death of Dido
  • Sarah Siddons as Melancholy in the Character of Milton's Il Penseroso
  • Representation of the Exhibition of Paintings, at Somerset House
  • Lady Dashwood and her Son
  • Mrs. Thomas Carwardine and her Son Thomas
  • Lady Honywood Playing with her Daughter
  • Royal Academy Exhibition of 1784: The Great Room, East Wall
  • Master Thomas Bradyll
  • Sir John Honywood
  • Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, with her Infant Daughter, Lady Georgiana Cavendish
  • Political Affection
  • Lady Smith (Charlotte Delaval) and Her Children (George Henry, Louisa, and Charlotte)
  • Sophia, Lady St. Asaph with Her Son
  • Exhibition of the Royal Academy
  • Portrait of Miss Anna Ward with Her Dog
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Stanhope
  • Lord Burghersh (John Fane, 11th Earl of Westmorland)
  • Master Philip Yorke, later Viscount Royston
  • Mary, Lady Cadogan
  • The Royal Family at the Royal Academy
  • Lady Elizabeth Foster
  • Portrait of Sir George Howland Beaumont
  • Major-General George Catchmaid Morgan
  • Thomas Philip Robinson, Lord Grantham, and his Brothers
  • Lord Heathfield of Gibraltar
  • Mrs. Mary Drummond Smith
  • Page from Mary White's album of fashion prints from pocket books
  • Omai
  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan 1751–1816
  • Portrait of Sir James Esdaile, Lord Mayor of London
  • Sir John Fleming Leicester
  • Francis Rawdon-Hastings (1754–1826), Second Earl of Moira and First Marquess of Hastings
  • Thomas Tomkins (1743–1816)
  • George James Cholmondeley (1752–1830)
  • Hon. William Windham
  • Miss Frances Harris
  • Elizabeth Billington in the Character of St Cecilia
  • St Cecilia
  • Elizabeth Farren (born about 1759, died 1829), Later Countess of Derby
  • Maria Marow Gideon and her Brother, William
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~~On Monday, 25 April 1774, readers of the Daily Advertiser, one of London’s leading newspapers, were confronted with a front page packed with a familiar mixture of news...
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The beginning of Reynolds’s practice as a portraitist was heralded by a flurry of letters written by his father. In the spring of 1740, the Reverend Samuel Reynolds...
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~~In the decade that followed his departure from Hudson’s studio, Reynolds pursued a varied and often itinerant form of work and study.For the classic early accounts of this period of Reynolds’s life, see...
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~~On 5 June 1753 Reynolds wrote a long, increasingly hurried letter to Joseph...
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Monday, 21 April 1760 was an especially busy and significant day for Reynolds...
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~~The Society of Artists’ exhibition of 1761, to which Reynolds submitted his portrait of Laurence Sterne, bristled with the imagery and...
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~~In 1764, Anna, Countess Temple, long established as the mistress of the great country house at Stowe in Buckinghamshire, published a small book of poems.Poems by Anna...
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~~In around 1767, Reynolds was depicted with particular sensitivity by Angelica Kauffman, a highly accomplished Swiss painter who specialised in mythological and historical subjects (fig. 199). After a period of...
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~~While the exhibition space offered Reynolds a rich and supple environment in which to develop and advertise his practice, once his portraits were installed in the houses of his patrons, they would find themselves part of very different forms of pictorial display. Our knowledge of precisely where Reynolds’s paintings initially...
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~~On 13 August 1777, Reynolds left his...
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~~In 1780, the Royal Academy moved into its first proper home. Over the previous decade, the institution’s annual...
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~~Throughout the 1780s, the Great Room at Somerset House also became an arena in which Reynolds showcased a series of ambitious experiments in female portraiture. These included boldly coloured, tautly composed and slickly painted portraits of aristocratic women in modern dress: Lady Dorothy Worsley outfitted en militaire, her...
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~~In the spring of 1785, an antiquarian and travel writer named Dorothy Richardson left her Yorkshire home...
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