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Sir Joshua Reynolds

2006.44.796 (RS10009)

Description

Seated man wearing a fur cloak, with long curly hair and a large necklace. In the background, on the right proper side is a drawn curtain, and on the left proper side is an ionic pilaster. To the left proper of the subject is a table with books, a quill, and a letter addressed "To the Earl of Mansfield."

Details

Maker
Bartolozzi, F. (Engraver)
Martin, Henry A (Publisher)
Inscriptions
Coat of arms (Two lions hold something between them, with a stag and a crown above it. The two lions stand on a ribbon that reads: "Une Virtuti Aguus")
"Sir Joshua Reynolds pinxT" / "F. Bartolozzi R. A Engraver to his Majesty Sculp"/ "Published by Henry A. Martin Ambler. Pa." (printed)
4R
Location of origin
Ambler, Pennsylvannia
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Ambler (Montgomery county, Pennsylvania)
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
Engraving
engraving (printing process)
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
28 10/16 x 22 8/16 x 14/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.796
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
221759

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