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Reynolds, Sir Joshua

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Pronunciation: /ˈrɛn(ə)ldz
 
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Definition of Reynolds, Sir Joshua in English:

( 1723–92), English painter. The first president of the Royal Academy (1768), he sought to raise portraiture to the status of historical painting by adapting poses and settings from classical statues and Renaissance paintings.

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