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Sir Joshua Gallery

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Choose from 149 pictures in our Sir Joshua collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Featured Print

'Miss Jane Bowles', 1775, (1911). Artist: Sir Joshua Reynolds

'Miss Jane Bowles', 1775, (1911). A portrait of Jane Bowles the eldest daughter of Oldfield Bowles (1739-1810), a landowner of North Aston, Oxfordshire. Painting held at The Wallace Collection, London. From A History of Painting, Volume VII, by Haldane MacFall [T. C. and E. C. Jack, London & Edinburgh, 1911]

© The Print Collector

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Statue of Joshua Reynolds at the Royal Academy, London, c1950. Creator: Shirley Markham

Statue of Joshua Reynolds at the Royal Academy, London, c1950. Rear view of a sculpture of Joshua Reynolds, first president of the Royal Academy, by Alfred Drury. Shirley Markham (1931-1999) studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central School of Art in London from 1950-1952. The writer, artist, poet, and illustrator Mervyn Peake (1911-1968) was one of her tutors, and her style of drawing was also influenced by other British illustrators such as Edward Ardizzone, Quentin Blake and Edward Bawden. Markham spent time in the Dolomite Mountains in Italy, and also visited Rome, sketching classical buildings. After graduating from Central, she worked as a graphic designer, producing book illustrations, cartoons for comics, menus and programmes. She gave up her promising career however when she got married in 1957. Middle-class women at that time were expected to devote their energies to bringing up children and running the home, and despite her obvious talent, she lacked the confidence to return to illustration. Her portfolio remained in the family attic for many years, but now her work is published here for the first time.

© Shirley Markham Collection / Heritage-Images

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'Portrait of Two Gentlemen', c1778, (c1912). Artist: Sir Joshua Reynolds

'Portrait of Two Gentlemen', c1778, (c1912). 'Mr Huddesford and Mr Bampfylde', painting in the Tate Gallery, London. George Huddesford (1749-1809), dressed in a black silk van Dyck costume, was a painter and pupil of Reynolds. John Bampfylde (1754-1797) fell in love with Reynolds's niece, Mary Palmer, and went mad after she rejected his advances. Here he holds a print of Joseph Warton. Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) promoted the ‘Grand Style' in painting, and was a founder and first president of the Royal Academy of Arts in London. He held the position of Principal Painter in Ordinary to the king. His work is held in galleries and museums around the world. Illustration from Reynolds - Masterpieces in Colour, by Samuel Levy Bensusan. [TC & EC Jack, Frederick A Stokes Co, London & New York, c1912]

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