Sir Joshua Reynolds : the painter in society / Richard Wendorf.
That Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) became the most fashionable painter of his time was not simply due to his artistic gifts or good fortune. The art of pleasing, Richard Wendorf contends, was as much a part of Reynolds's success - in his life and in his work - as the art of painting. The auth...
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