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Happy Birthday, Sir Joshua!

Posted in anniversaries by Editor on July 16, 2013

Joshua Reynolds, Self-portrait, ca.1747-49 (London: National Portrait Gallery). Image from Wikimedia Commons.

Joshua Reynolds, Self-portrait, ca. 1747–49 (London: National
Portrait Gallery). Image from Wikimedia Commons

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To mark the birthday of Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723–92), who would turn 290 today, I draw readers’ attention to this blog posting from the material culture seminar series organized by CRASSH at the University of Cambridge. Katy Barrett summarizes presentations made by Matthew Hunter and Mark Hallett on June 11, each of whom addressed Reynolds’s output under the larger rubric of ‘painted things’. Audio is available here»

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