Tag: 1756

Self-Portrait when Young (1753-1758)

Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) Self-Portrait when Young 1753–1758 Oil on canvas, 73.7 x 61.6 cm Tate Britain, London This self-portrait was probably painted soon after Reynolds set up a studio in London in 1753. He had spent the previous three years studying art…

Veduta di Pirna con la Fortezza di Sonnenstein (1755-1765)

Bellotto, Bernardo (1721–1780) Veduta di Pirna con la Fortezza di Sonnenstein (View of Pirna with the Fortress of Sonnenstein) 1755–1765 Oil on canvas, 49.3 × 79.5 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago See also: • Pirna (Germany) | Saxony | Sonnenstein Castle (Pirna)

Portrait of a Clergyman (1756-1760)

Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) Portrait of a Clergyman 1756–1760 Oil on canvas, 77 x 64 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid This is an early work by Reynolds. It lacks the verve and brilliance of his later output but is imbued with a…

Apollo insegue Dafne (c.1755-1760)

Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Apollo insegue Dafne (Apollo Pursuing Daphne) c.1755–1760 Oil on canvas, 68.5 x 87 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Compare: Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Apollo e Dafne 1741 Musée du Louvre, Paris    

Frances, Countess of Dartmouth (1756)

Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) Frances, Countess of Dartmouth 1756 Oil on canvas, 127 x 102 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid The present portrait of Frances, Countess of Dartmouth was acquired for the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection in 1977 from the UK art market. As with…