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Sir Joshua Reynolds

10 of 38 portraits of Sir Joshua Reynolds

Sir Joshua Reynolds, by and published by John Keyse Sherwin, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1784 (1775) - NPG D34871 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Joshua Reynolds

by and published by John Keyse Sherwin, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, 1784 (1775)
11 5/8 in. x 10 in. (295 mm x 254 mm) plate size; 18 5/8 in. x 14 1/2 in. (472 mm x 368 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D34871


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Sitterback to top

  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Sitter associated with 38 portraits, Artist associated with 1413 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
  • John Keyse Sherwin (1751-1790), Draughtsman and engraver. Artist associated with 50 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.

This portraitback to top

Reynolds painted many self-portraits and encouraged their wide dissemination by allowing selected engravers to copy his works free of charge. This engraving was made after a self-portrait painted in 1775 for the Grand Duke of Tuscany to mark Reynolds's election to the Academy in Florence.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D14270: Sir Joshua Reynolds (impression from same plate as)