- Hardcover: 1264 pages
- Publisher: Yale University Press; Box edition (10 Oct. 2000)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0300085338
- ISBN-13: 978-0300085334
- Product Dimensions: 26.1 x 11.3 x 31.3 cm
- Average Customer Review: 3 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 314,863 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Sir Joshua Reynolds: A Complete Catalogue of His Paintings (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art) Hardcover – 10 Oct 2000
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A two-volume catalogue of the paintings of English portrait painter, Sir Joshua Reynolds. It includes an illustration of nearly all of the artist's works and offers a critical re-examination of each painting, taking advantage of modern methods and the findings of conservation experts.
About the Author
David Mannings is senior lecturer and head of the Department of History of Art at King's College, University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Martin Postle is assistant keeper of British Art at the Tate Gallery in London.
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The text is full of infomation about the paintings, the sitters and at times contains notes by Reynolds himself on his technique.
This is a work of eminent scholarship which will be a source of pleasure and instruction to anyone who has an interest in Enlgish 18th century art. There are invaluable appendices which list the portraits by their current location and chronolgy as well as a detailed index.
This book could hardly be bettered.