[Notes on art]

Creator:
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792
Published/Created:
[ca. 1794 or later]
Physical Description:
30 items
various sizes
Abstract:
Manuscripts, in numerous hands, of a collection of notes on art. The collection includes numerous lists of works Reynolds saw while visiting Italian museums, houses, and private collections; 2 pencil drawings of a country house; and an undated letter regarding "the beautiful Episode of Abradatas and Panthea": of this episode, he writes, "it occurred to me that this Story might furnish to the pencil a Suite of Subjects." Other items include a note on Raphael�s "School of Athens"; an "Ode, Inscribed to Sir Abraham Hume, on his painting two beautiful Pictures of Views near his seat at Wormley Herts"; and an anonymous criticism of Reynolds� last Discourse on painting and poetry which he had "delivered to the students of the Royal Academy."
Topics:
Art --Great Britain
Art --Italy
English poetry --18th century
Memorandums
Odes
Painting
Painting --Great Britain
Topics:
Great Britain --Social life and customs --18th century
Topics:
Hume, Abraham, Sir, bart., 1749-1838
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792
Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)
Language:
English
French
Italian
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Notes
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Digital:
The Osborn Collection
Call Number:
Osborn fc116
Orbis Record:
7041939
Orbis Barcode:
39002084169318
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection
oid pointer:
1183419
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2042375
PID:
digcoll:3529040

Number of Pages: 83
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