Tag: Reynolds

Self-Portrait as a Deaf Man (c.1775)

Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) Self-Portrait as a Deaf Man c.1775 Oil on canvas, 75.9 x 63.4 cm Tate Britain, London Creating self-portraits in character or pulling a face was a traditional form of student exercise. But this image was created when the…

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…

Self-Portrait (c.1775)

Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) Self-Portrait c.1775 Oil on canvas, 73.7 x 61 cm Tate Britain, London This is one of Reynolds‘s most explicit attempts to rival Rembrandt as a self-portraitist. By the time he painted this work, he was the most famous…

Catherine the Great

(1729–1796) born Princess Sophie Friederike Auguste of Anhalt-Zerbst Catherine II, Empress of Russia (1762–1796) Works commissioned by her: Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) The Infant Hercules c.1785–1789 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton   Born May 2 1729 Szczecin (Poland) Died November 17 1796 Saint…

The Infant Hercules (c.1785-1789)

Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) The Infant Hercules c.1785–1789 Oil on millboard, 25.5 × 21 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton This is believed to be a preparatory sketch for a history painting commissioned by Catherine the Great, with the subject left to…

John Constable

(1776–1837) The artist’s works: Houses on a Riverbank c.1794 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Study of a Female Nude 1811 Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford Wivenhoe Park, Essex 1816 National Gallery of Art, Washington A cottage in a cornfield 1817 National Museum Wales, Cardiff The White…

William Wordsworth

(1770–1850) Works: • Lyrical Ballads, with a Few Other Poems,1798 (English) • Lyrical Ballads, with Other Poems, 1800, Volume 1 (English) • Lyrical Ballads with Other Poems, 1800, Volume 2 (English) • Poems, Volume 1 (English) • Poems, Volume 2 (English)…