Sir Joshua Reynolds

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-221759

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

Descriptive Terms

engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
ink
wood (plant material)
Engraving

Inscription

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

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P373

Maker

Bartolozzi, F. (Engraver)
Martin, Henry A (Publisher)

Location of Origin

Ambler, Pennsylvannia

Dimensions

28 10/16 x 22 8/16 x 14/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.796

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)
Ambler (Montgomery county, Pennsylvania)