Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A.

Preferred Media: Painting
Born: 16 July 1723 in Plympton, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Died: 23 February 1792
Nationality: British
Category of Membership: Foundation Member
Elected R.A: 10 Dec 1768
President From: 1768 to 1792
He resigned as President on 11 February 1790 over the appointment of the Professor of Perspective but withdrew his resignation on 15 May 1790.
Works of Art: 39
Books: 51
Archives: 231
Works by

Lavinia, Countess Spencer   
Lavinia, Countess Spencer
Joshua Reynolds

Lavinia, Countess Spencer   
Lavinia, Countess Spencer
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of Francis Hayman, R.A.   
Portrait of Francis Hayman, R.A.
Joshua Reynolds

Joshua Reynolds

Studio Experiments in Colour and...   
Studio Experiments in Colour and...
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of Queen Charlotte   
Portrait of Queen Charlotte
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of Giuseppe Marchi   
Portrait of Giuseppe Marchi
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of King George III   
Portrait of King George III
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of Sir William Chambers,...   
Portrait of Sir William Chambers,...
ca. 1780
Joshua Reynolds

Self-portrait of Sir Joshua Reynolds,...   
Self-portrait of Sir Joshua Reynolds,...
ca. 1780
Joshua Reynolds
Works after

The Graphic Muse   
The Graphic Muse
21 February 1806
William Blake

The Death of Dido   
The Death of Dido
30 May 1796
Joseph Grozer

Mrs. Siddons in the character...   
Mrs. Siddons in the character...
4 June 1787
Francis Haward

George, Prince of Wales   
George, Prince of Wales
18 January 1793
Francis Haward

Portrait of Oliver Goldsmith   
Portrait of Oliver Goldsmith
1 December 1770
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of Sir William Chambers...   
Portrait of Sir William Chambers...
1 March 1785
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of Giuseppe Baretti   
Portrait of Giuseppe Baretti
6 March 1794
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of George III   
Portrait of George III
18 June 1789
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of Samuel Johnson   
Portrait of Samuel Johnson
1 January 1787
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of Angelica Kauffman, R.A.   
Portrait of Angelica Kauffman, R.A.
3 September 1780
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of James Boswell   
Portrait of James Boswell
c. 1825?
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of Miss Theophila Palmer   
Portrait of Miss Theophila Palmer
14 July 1785
Joshua Reynolds

Self portrait   
Self portrait
1 March 1789
Joshua Reynolds

1 February 1795
Joshua Reynolds

10 July 1770
Joshua Reynolds

James Paine, Architect and James...   
James Paine, Architect and James...
Joshua Reynolds

Sir Jeffery Amherst   
Sir Jeffery Amherst
Joshua Reynolds

1 December 1780
Joshua Reynolds

The Holy Family   
The Holy Family
12 August 1792
Joshua Reynolds

Sir William Chambers, K.P.S., Treasurer...   
Sir William Chambers, K.P.S., Treasurer...
1 December 1780
Joshua Reynolds

Portrait of  Samuel Johnson   
Portrait of Samuel Johnson
Joshua Reynolds

Cupid and Psyche   
Cupid and Psyche
William Say

The Society of Dilettanti   
The Society of Dilettanti
[April 1821]
William Say

The Society of Dilettanti   
The Society of Dilettanti
[April 1821]
Charles Turner

Mrs. Billington as St. Cecilia   
Mrs. Billington as St. Cecilia
10 January 1803
James Ward
Works associated with

Bust of Sir Joshua Reynolds,...   
Bust of Sir Joshua Reynolds,...
ca. 1778
Giuseppe Ceracchi

Lady with a Fan   
Lady with a Fan
ca. 1746
Joshua Reynolds


Unidentified photographer

Jupiter and Europa   
Jupiter and Europa
10 April 1771
François Vivares

Britton, John   The fine arts of the English school; illustrated by a series of engravings, from paintings, sculpture, and architecture, of eminent English artists: with ample biographical, critical, and descriptive essays, by various authors; edited and partly written by John Britton, F.S.A. - London 1812   
Armstrong, Walter   Sir Joshua Reynolds : first president of the Royal Academy / by Sir Walter Armstrong. - London; New York 1905   
Reynolds, Joshua, P.R.A.   A discourse, delivered to the students of the Royal Academy, on the distribution of the prizes, December 11, 1769, by the President [Sir Joshua Reynolds] - London 1769   
Beechey, Henry William   The literary works of Sir Joshua Reynolds; to which is prefixed a memoir of the author with remarks on his professional character, illustrative of his principles and practice, by Henry William Beechy. - London; New York 1892-1890   
Richardson, Jonathan, the Elder   An essay on the theory of painting. By Mr. Richardson. - London: 1715.   
Engravings From the Works Of Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. Volume the   - London. 1865 [recte 1861-68].   
Engravings, From the Pictures & Sketches Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, comprising the whole of his works By Samuel William Reynolds, Engraver to the King.   - [London:] July, 1820. (- 1836.)   
Observations On The Present State Of The Royal Academy: With Characters Of Living Painters. By An Old Artist. - [Epigraph] -   - London: [1790]   
An Authentic History Of The Professors Of Painting, Sculpture, & Architecture, Who Have Practised In Ireland; Involving Original Letters From Sir Joshua Reynolds, Which prove him to have been illiterate. To Which Are Added, Memoirs of the Royal Academicians; Being an Attempt to Improve the Taste of the Realm. - By Anthony Pasquin, Esq. - [Epigraph] -   - [London,] [1796]   
Kunstbuechlin / Darinnen neben Fuer-bildung vieler / Geistlicher unnd Weltli-cher / Hohes und Niderstands Personen / so dann auch der Tuerckischen Kaeyser / unnd derselben Obersten / allerhandt Kunstreiche Stueck unnd Figuren: Auch die sieben Planeten / Zehen Al-ter / Rittmeister unnd Befelchshaber / Reuteren / und Contrafactur der Pferde / allerley Thurnier / Fechten / und dann et-liche Helm und Helmdecken be-griffen. Alles auff das zierlichst und kuenftlichst gerissen / durch weylandt den fuertrefflichen und weitberuembten Jost Ammon von Nuernberg. Jetzund von newem / allen denen / so der Kunst der Malerey zugethan / und deren Liebhabern / zusonderm Gefallen zusammen verfasst / und an Tag geben.   - Gedruckt zu Franckfurt am Mayn / 1599.   
The Prince Of Abissinia. A Tale. The Seventh Edition.   - London: [1786]   
Richardson, Jonathan, the Elder   The Works Of Jonathan Richardson. Containing I. The Theory Of Painting. II. Essay On The Art Of Criticism, (So far as it relates to Painting). III. The Science Of A Connoisseur. A New Edition, corrected, with the Additions of An Essay on the Knowledge Of Prints, and Cautions to Collectors. Ornamented with Portraits by Worlidge, &c. of the most eminent Painters mentioned. Dedicated, by Permission, to Sir Joshua Reynolds. The Whole intended as a Supplement to the Anecdotes of Painters and Engravers. - Printed At Strawberry-Hill. 1792.   
Du Fresnoy, Charles Alphonse   The Art of Painting Of Charles Alphonse Du Fresnoy. Translated into English Verse By William Mason, M.A. With Annotations By Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knt. President of the Royal Academy. - - York:, London;, York. [1783]   
The Royal Gallery of Pictures, Being A Selection Of The Cabinet Paintings In Her Majesty's Private Collection At Buckingham Palace. Published Under The Superintendence Of John Linnell, Esq. -   - London: [1840]   
Reynolds, Joshua, P.R.A.   The Discourses Of Sir Joshua Reynolds; Illustrated By Explanatory Notes & Plates By John Burnet, F.R.S. - London. 1842.   
Cotton, William, M.A., F.S.A.   A Catalogue Of The Portraits Painted By Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knt., P.R.A. Compiled From His Autograph Memorandum Books, And From Printed Catalogues, &c. By William Cotton, Esq. - London:, Plymouth: 1857.   
Leslie, Charles Robert, R.A.   Life And Times Of Sir Joshua Reynolds: With Notices Of Some Of His Cotemporaries. Commenced By Charles Robert Leslie, R.A. Continued And Concluded By Tom Taylor, M.A. In Two Volumes. - Vol. I. (II.) With Portraits And Illustrations. - London: 1865. The right of Translation is reserved.   
Hamilton, Edward   A Catalogue Raisonné Of The Engraved Works Of Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. From 1755 To 1820. To Which Is Added A Short Biographical Sketch of each Engraver. By Edward Hamilton, M.D. F.L.S. &c. - London: 1874. All Rights reserved.   
Cotton, William, M.A., F.S.A.   Sir Joshua Reynolds, And His Works. Gleanings From His Diary, Unpublished Manuscripts, And From Other Sources. By William Cotton, M.A., Of The University Of Oxford. Edited By John Burnet, F.R.S., Author Of "Practical Hints On Painting," "Rembrandt & His Works," &c. - - London:, Plymouth: 1856.   
Northcote, James, R.A.   The Life Of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Ll D, F.R.S, F.S.A. &c. Late President Of The Royal Academy. Comprising Original Anecdotes Of Many Distinguished Persons, His Contemporaries; And A Brief Analysis Of His Discourses. By James Northcote, Esq. R.A. - The Second Edition, Revised And Augmented. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. (II.) - London: 1819.   
Vasari, Giorgio   Le Vite De' Piu Eccellenti Pittori, Scultori, E Architettori Scritte Da M. Giorgio Vasari Pittore Et Architetto Aretino, Di Nuovo dal Medesimo Riviste Et Ampliate Con I Ritratti Loro Et con l'aggiunta delle Vite de' vivi, & de' morti Dall'anno 1550. infino al 1567. Prima, e Seconda Parte. Con le Tavole in ciascun volume, Delle cose piu Notabili, De' Ritratti, Delle vite degli Artefici, Et de i Luoghi dove sono l'opere loro. Con Licenza E Privilegio Di N.S. Pio V. Et Del Duca Di Fiorenza E Siena. - In Fiorenza 1568   
Haydon, Benjamin Robert   Painting, And The Fine Arts: Being The Articles Under Those Heads Contributed To The Seventh Edition Of The Encyclopædia Britannica, By B.R. Haydon, Esq And William Hazlitt, Esq. - Edinburgh: [1838]   
Gullick, Thomas John   Painting Popularly Explained: Including Fresco, Tempera, Encaustic, Miniature, Oil, Mosaic, Water-Colour, Missal, Painting on Pottery, Porcelain, Enamel, Glass, &c. With Historical Sketches of the Progress of the Art. By Thomas John Gullick, Painter, And John Timbs, F.S.A. Author Of "Curiosities Of London." - London: [1859]   
Hoare, Prince   An Inquiry Into The Requisite Cultivation And Present State Of The Arts Of Design In England. By Prince Hoare. - London: 1806. [Price 7s. in Boards.]   
A Catalogue Of The Capital, Genuine and Valuable Collection Of Pictures, late the Property of that Eminently Distinguished Artist Sir Joshua Reynolds, Late President of the Royal Academy, Decd. Comprising The Undoubted Works of the greatest masters of the Roman, Florentine, Bolognese, Venetian, French, Flemish, and Dutch Schools, In the most perfect State of Preservation. The Whole of which will be Sold by Auction, (By Order of the Executors) By Mr. Christie, At the Rooms late the Royal Academy, and next Cumberland House, Pall Mall, On Friday the 10th, Saturday the 11th, Monday the 13th, and Tuesday the 14th of`May, 1793. To be Viewed Three Days previous to the Sale. Descriptive Catalogues may be had at the Rooms at One Shilling each. N.B. The Two First Days Sale will be at the Room, late the Royal Academy, and Third and Last Day's Sale at Mr. Christie's Great Room, next Cumberland House, Pall Mall.   - [London: 1793.]   
Ædes Walpolianæ: Or, A Description Of The Collection of Pictures At Houghton-Hall in Norfolk, The Seat of the Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford. The Second Edition with Additions. [Epigraph from Prior]   - London: [1752]   
The Life Of Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino: By The Author Of The Life Of Michael Angelo. And The Characters Of The Most Celebrated Painters Of Italy: By Sir Joshua Reynolds.   - London: [1816]   
Reynolds, Joshua, P.R.A.   The Literary Works Of Sir Joshua Reynolds, First President Of The Royal Academy. To Which Is Prefixed, A Memoir Of The Author; With Remarks On His Professional Character, Illustrative Of His Principles And Practice. By Henry William Beechey. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. (II.) - London:, Edinburgh. 1835.   
Reynolds, Joshua, P.R.A.   Sir Joshua Reynolds' Notes And Observations On Pictures, Chiefly Of The Venetian School, Being Extracts From His Italian Sketch Books; Also, The Rev. W. Mason's Observations On Sir Joshua's Method Of Coloring. And Some Unpublished Letters Of Dr. Johnson, Malone, And Others. With An Appendix, Containing A Transcript Of Sir Joshua's Account Book, Showing What Pictures He Painted And The Prices Paid For Them. Edited By William Cotton, Esq. - London: [1859]   
Shee, Martin Archer, P.R.A.   The Commemoration Of Reynolds, In Two Parts, With Notes, And Other Poems; By Martin Archer Shee, R.A. - London: 1814.   
Quattro Discorsi Di Anton Chi-Chiama Bidello Dell'Accademia Veneziana Di Pittura, Scultura, E Architettura, Che possono servire di risposta a quanto scrisse, scrive, e scriverà in biasimo della Scuola, e de' Maestri Veneziani, Il Cav. Giosue' Reynolds Presidente della R. Accademia di Londra ec. Aggiuntevi sul fine d'ogni discorso alcune critiche Annotazioni.   - In Venezia 1783.   
Farington, Joseph, R.A.   Memoirs Of The Life Of Sir Joshua Reynolds; With Some Observations On His Talents And Character. By Joseph Farington, R.A. In addition to the Life of Sir Joshua Reynolds, originally prefixed to his Works, by Edmond Malone, Esq., one of his Executors, and now printed separately for the accommodation of the purchasers of the first four Editions. - London: 1819.   
Reynolds, Joshua, P.R.A.   A Discourse, Delivered To The Students Of The Royal Academy, On The Distribution of the Prizes, December 10, 1784. (1788.) By The President. - London: [1785. (1789.)]   
Reynolds, Joshua, P.R.A.   A Discourse, Delivered To The Students Of The Royal Academy, On The Distribution of the Prizes, December 14, 1770 (December 10, 1771). By The President. - London: [1771. (1772.)]   
The Royal Gallery Of British Art.   - London: [ca. 1851?]   
The Royal Gallery Of British Art.   - London: [ca. 1851?]   
The West Window Of The Chapel, New College, Oxford. After Pictures Painted By Sir Joshua Reynolds, And Executed On Glass By Mr. Jervaise. Engraved By S.G. and J.G. Facius.   - London. [1785]   
Tomkins, Thomas   The Beauties of Writing Exemplified in a Variety of Plain and Ornamental Penmanship, Designed to excite Emulation in this valuable Art, By Thomas Tomkins W.M. - Foster Lane London Published the 5th of June, 1808 (- November 28 1809)   
Shakespeare, William   The Dramatic Works Of William Shakspeare Revised By George Steevens. Vol. I. (- IX.) - London: - [1802]   
A Collection Of Prints, From Pictures Painted For The Purpose Of Illustrating The Dramatic Works Of Shakspeare, By The Artists Of Great-Britain. Volume I. (II.)   - London [1803]   
Harris, Moses   The Natural System of Colours Wherein is displayed the regular and beautiful Order and Arrangement, Arising from the Three Premitives, Red, Blue, and Yellow, The manner in which each Colour is formed, and its Composition, The dependance they have on each other, and by their Harmonious Connections Are produced the Teints, or Colours, of every Object in the Creation, And those Teints, tho' so numerous as 660, are all comprised in Thirty Three Terms, only By Moses Harris, Author of the Aurelian, &c. &c. - [between 1769 and 1776?]   
Noble, Edward   The Elements Of Linear Perspective Demonstrated By Geometrical Principles, And applied to the most general and concise Modes Of Practice. With An Introduction, Containing So Much Of The Elements of Geometry As Will Render The Whole Rationale of Perspective Intelligible, Withot Any Other Previous Mathematical Knowledge. By Edward Noble. - London. [1771]   
Richardson, Jonathan, the Elder   The Works Of Mr Jonathan Richardson. Consisting of I. The Theory Of Painting. II. Essay On The Art Of Criticism, so far as it relates to Painting. III. The Science Of A Connoisseur. All corrected and prepared for the Press By his Son Mr. J. Richardson. - London: [1773]   
Rogers, Charles, F.S.A.   A Collection Of Prints In Imitation Of Drawings. To Which are Annexed Lives Of Their Authors With Explanatory And Critical Notes By Charles Rogers Esq. F.R.S. And S.A.L. Tome I. (II.) - London: [1778]   
Piles, Roger de   The Art of Painting, With The Lives and Characters of above 300 of the most Eminent Painters: Containing a Complete Treatise of Painting, Designing, And The Use of Prints. With Reflexions on the Works of the most Celebrated Masters, and of the several Schools of Europe, as well ancient as modern. Being the most perfect Work of the Kind extant. Translated from the French of Monsieur De Piles. To which is added, An Essay towards an English School. The Second Edition. - London: [1744]   
Green, Valentine, A.R.A.   A Review Of The Polite Arts In France, At the Time of their Establishment under Louis XIVth, Compared With Their Present State In England: In Which Their National Importance And Several Pursuits, Are Briefly Stated And Considered. In A Letter to Sir Joshua Reynolds, President of the Royal Academy, and F.R.S. By Valentine Green, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, Mezzotint Engraver to His Majesty, and to the Elector Palatine; Member of the Royal Academy, London, and Professor of the Electoral Academy, Dusseldorff. - London: [1782]   
Stylobates Columnae Antoninae Nuper E Ruderibus Campi Martii Iussu SS. D.N. Clementis XI. Effosus In Tres Tabulas Distributus.   - Romæ [1708]   
Bellori, Giovanni Pietro   Columna Cochlis M. Aurelio Antonino Augusto Dicata eius rebus gestis in Germanicâ, et Sarmaticâ expeditione insignis, ex S. C. Romæ ad viam Flaminiam erecta, ac utriusque belli imaginibus anaglyphice insculpta revibus Notis Io. Petri Bellorii Illustrata Et A Petro Sancte Bartolo Iuxta delineationes in Bibliothecâ Barberinâ asservatas, ac cum antiquis ipsius Columnæ signis collatas ære incisa Iterum In Lucem Prodit Sub Faustissimis Auspiciis Sanctiss. D. N. Papae Clementis XI. - Romæ [1704]   
Colonna Traiana Eretta Dal Senato, E Popolo Romano All'Imperatore Traiano Augusto Nel Suo Foro In Roma. Scolpita Con L'Historie Della Guerra Dacica La Prima E La Seconda Espeditione, E Vittoria Contro Il Re Decebalo. Nuovamente Disegnata, Et Intagliata Da Pietro Santi Bartoli. Con L'Espositione Latina D'Alfonso Ciaccone, Compendiata Nella Vulgare Lingua Sotto Ciascuna Immagine, Accresciuta Di Medaglie, Inscrittioni, E Trofei, Da Gio. Pietro Bellori.   - in Roma, alla Pace con Privilegio del S. Pontefice. (1751).   
Reynolds, Joshua, P.R.A.   The Works Of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knt. Late President Of The Royal Academy: Containing His Discourses, Idlers, A Journey To Flanders And Holland, (Now First Published,) And His Commentary On Du Fresnoy's Art Of Painting; Printed From His Revised Copies, (With His Last Corrections And Additions,) In Two Volumes. To Which Is Prefixed An Account Of The Life And Writings Of The Author, By Edmond Malone, Esq. One Of His Executors. ... Volume The First. (Second.) - London: [1797]   
Johnson, Samuel   The Lives Of The Most Eminent English Poets; With Critical Observations On Their Works. By Samuel Johnson. In Four Volumes. Volume I. (-IV.) - London: [1781]   
RAA/PRE/5/1/24    Poster, designed by Theo Ramos    1963    Item   
RI2/2    [On Composition and Decoration]    [c.1879]    Item   
785/28    [copy] Joshua Reynolds, opposite Mays Buildings in St. Martin's Lane, to Joseph Wilton, at [Sir Horatio] Mann    5 Jun 1753    Item   
MIS/WY/2    [copy] Benjamin West, to [George III]    7 May 1805    Item   
WA/5    Commonplace book containing conversations with James Northcote    1813-1821    Item   
WA/2    Diary in printed "Student's Journal"    25 Sep 1821 - 24 Sep 1822    Item   
RI/1/15    W.B. Richmond, the Revd. Henry Symonds, The Close, Norwich, to George Richmond    1863    Item   
RE/9    Christies catalogue of about fifty pictures and sketches by Philip Reinagle    7 Jun 1834    Item   
GAI/16    Thomas Gainsborough, to Sir Joshua [Reynolds]    [1788]    Item   
FAR/3/4    Index of General Assembly and Council minutes relating to Sir Joshua Reynolds    [1802-1803]    Item   
FAR/2/30    Marchioness of Thomond to Mr. West    [c.1812]    Item   
CL/2/14    Orphaned page of notes from an article or lecture on Sir Joshua Reynolds    [c.1920]    Item   
RAA/EXH/1/65    Reynolds    16 Jan 1986 - 31 Mar 1986    Sub-series   
SP/6/1    Newspaper cutting from [the Public Advertiser]    10 Apr 1784    Item   
HU/7/34    James White, Exeter, to Ozias Humphry, Prince of Wales's Hotel, Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London    1 Jan 1809    Item   
HU/7/32-33    Ozias Humphry, Sloane Street, to James White, Exeter    15 Nov 1808    Item   
HU/7/29i    [incomplete] [Ozias Humphry], to James White    [15 Nov 1808]    Item   
HU/7/25    Clarendon, The Grove, near Watford, Herts., to Ozias Humphry    1 Nov 1808    Item   
HU/6/127    [draft] Ozias Humphry, to Mrs. N. [Mary Nesbitt]    [1807]    Item   
HU/5/94    William Wavell, M.D., to Ozias Humphry    30 Apr 1800    Item   
HU/5/27    T. Rose, to [Ozias Humphry]    [c.1796]    Item   
HU/5/17    [John Singleton] Copley, to Ozias Humphry    [c.1796]    Item   
HU/4/108    Thos. Caldecott, Cardiff, to Ozias Humphry, Old Bond Street, London    29 Mar 1795    Item   
HU/4/107    Thos. Caldecott, Hereford, to [Ozias Humphry]    22 Mar 1795    Item   
HU/4/93    Wm. Johnson, Calcutta, to Ozias Humphry    11 Jan 1794    Item   
HU/4/88-89    William Baillie, Calcutta, to Ozias Humphry, Portrait Painter to His Majesty, No. 13 Old Bond Street, London    23 Nov 1793    Item   
HU/4/63    [draft] Ozias Humphry, to the Duke of Dorset    27 Jan 1792    Item   
HU/4/62    John Trenchard, Warmwell, to Ozias Humphry, Queen's Row, Brompton, Middlesex    17 Jan 1792    Item   
HU/3/95    Joseph Farington, to [Ozias Humphry]    27 Dec 1785    Item   
HU/3/53-54    Mary Boydell, Cheapside, to Ozias Humphry, Calcuta, Bengal    16 Feb 1786    Item   
HU/3/48    Mary Boydell, Cheapside, to Revd. William Humphry, Seal, near Seven Oaks, Kent    17 Dec 1785    Item   
AND/23/238    John Gendall, Exeter, Cathedral Yard, to [un-named]    26 Nov 1858    Item   
GI/7    Notebook of literary sources    c. 1850s    Series   
WA/1    James Ward's Diary    1813-1814    Item   
AND/18/24    William Collins, 30 Oxford Terrace, to George Jones, Royal Academy    30 May [c.1840-50]    Item   
GI/1/45    F J Bunbury, Mildenhall, Suffolk, to [John] Gibson    21 Jul 1854    Item   
RAA/SEC/10/70    Papers relating to the bicentenary of Sir Joshua Reynolds, PRA    1923    Sub-series   
AND/11/82    Anderdon's notes on the opinions of William Blake    12 Mar 1865    Item   
AND/9/104    [copy] Joseph Farington, to [Mr. Christie]    23 Aug 1795    Item   
AND/8/172    Benjamin Vandergucht, London, to Thomas Harvey, Catton, Norwich    2 Jan 1793    Item   
AND/8/171    Title page of the 1793 Royal Academy catalogue    1793    Item   
AND/8/167    Press cutting advertising the sale of Sir Joshua Reynolds's collection    1793    Item   
AND/8/166    Anderdon's notes on the sale of the collection belonging to Sir Joshua Reynolds    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/8/157    Pages 23 of the 1792 Academy catalogue    1792    Item   
AND/8/99    Anderdon notes on the inheritance of Mary Palmer    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/8/98    Title page to the 1792 Academy catalogue    1792    Item   
AND/8/92    [copy] Text accompanying the funeral ticket of Joshua Reynolds    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/8/1    [copy] Sir Joshua Reynolds, to Sir Joseph Banks, Bt.    15 Mar 1791    Item   
AND/7/260    Edward Jerningham, iLines on a Resignation at the Royal Academy/i    1790    Item   
AND/7/223    [copy] Sir Joshua Reynolds, Leicester Fields, to Duke of Leeds    [4 Oct 1790]    Item   
AND/7/180    Extract from the iEuropean Magazine/i relating to Sir Joshua Reynolds    Feb 1790    Item   
AND/7/111    Biographical notes on Henry Fuseli, with newspaper cuttings    [c.1840]    Item   
AND/7/102-103    Catalogue of the pictures in the Shakespeare Gallery    1789    Item   
AND/7/34    Anderdon's notes on iThe Infant Hercules/i, by Sir Joshua Reynolds    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/7/32    Newspaper cuttings pasted on the reverse of an engraving after Reynolds by S.W. Reynolds    [c.1787]    Item   
AND/7/24    Note by Anderdon on the current condition of a portrait by Reynolds of Sir George Beaumont    1861    Item   
AND/7/16    Extract from a letter by Sir Joshua Reynolds to Joseph Hill    [1786]    Item   
AND/7/14    Newspaper cutting, an incomplete critique of the 1788 exhibition    [1788]    Item   
AND/7/13    Anderdon's notes on exhibit #51, iGirl Sleeping/i by Sir Joshua Reynolds    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/6/187    Cutting from a sales catalogue    [c.1860]    Item   
AND/6/172    [copy] Title page of the 1787 Academy exhibition    [c.1840]    Item   
AND/6/170    Title page of the 1787 Academy catalogue    1787    Item   
AND/6/91    Anderdon's biographical notes on Sir Joshua Reynolds    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/6/87    Extract from Pindar's "Lyric Odes"    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/5/160    [copy] Samuel Johnson, to Joshua Reynolds    12 Apr 1783    Item   
AND/5/156    Anderdon's note concerning the collection of Joseph Nollekens    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/5/93    Extracts from three letters by Samuel Johnson    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/5/91    Anderdon's notes on correspondence between Sir Joshua Reynolds and Valentine Green    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/5/31    Pages 5 and 6 of the 1782 Academy exhibition catalogue    1782    Item   
AND/5/20    Pages 3 and 4 of the 1782 Academy catalogue    1782    Item   
AND/5/4    Anderdon's further notes relating to Sir Joshua Reynolds, along with transcription of a receipt    [19 Nov 1761]    Item   
JU/2/137    James Northcote, Argyll Place [to J. H. Burn]    Jan 1828    Item   
JU/2/136    James Northcote, Argyll Place, to J. H. Burn    22 Sep 1827    Item   
JU/1/84    F. Hayman, Francis Cotes, Jeremiah Meyer, Nathaniel Hone, J. Reynolds, John Gwynn [to the Society of Artists]    06 Jun 1768    Item   
JU/1/82    Ms prospectus by Sir Joshua Reynolds of exhibition of Old Master works belonging to him, which were for sale    [1791]    Item   
GRE/25/16    Press cutting reporting a discourse by Joshua Reynolds and the award of premiums by the President and Council of the Royal Academy    [12 Dec 1786]    Item   
AND/4/30    William Jackson, Exeter, to Ozias Humphry    9 Jun 1780    Item   
AND/3/192    [copy] William Doughty to James Northcote, at Edward Hunt's Esq., Portsmouth Yard, Portsmouth    [May 1776]    Item   
HU/2/131    E. Edwards, Bath, to Ozias Humphry, Newman Street, Oxford Road, London    11 Jan 1783    Item   
HU/2/93    [draft] [Ozias Humphry], Rome, to [unknown]    [1775]    Item   
HU/2/90    W. Hawker, Poundisford Lodge, to Ozias Humphry    2 Nov 1779    Item   
HU/2/89    [draft], Ozias Humphry, Newman Street, to Lady Mulgrave    16 Oct 1779    Item   
HU/2/64    [draft] [Ozias Humphry], to [Benjamin Webber]    [1777]    Item   
HU/2/59    Anthony Poggi, to Ozias Humphry    [?1777]    Item   
HU/2/56    Tommaso Temanza, Venice, to Ozias Humphry, at Sir Joshua Reynolds, Leicester Square, London    19 Jul 1777    Item   
HU/2/33    M. Hadfield, to Ozias Humphry, Cafee Anglois, Rome    23 Sep 1775    Item   
HU/2/6    [draft] [Ozias Humphry], to [Charles Rainsford]    [c.1775]    Item   
HU/2/2    H. Spicer, London, to Mr. Humphry, English Coffee House, Rome    9 Jan 1774    Item   
HU/1/88    Elizabeth Humphry, Honiton, to [Sir Joshua Reynolds]    24 Apr 1765    Item   
HU/1/86    Ozias Humphry, London, to Elizabeth Humphry, Honiton, Devon    [c.1764]    Item   
HU/1/82-83    Ozias Humphry, London, to William Humphry    18 Aug 1764    Item   
HU/1/74    [Ozias Humphry], to Elizabeth Humphry    [1764]    Item   
HU/1/40    Memoir of Ozias Humphry, cont'd    [c.1802]    Item   
HU/1/36    Memoir of Ozias Humphry, cont'd    [c.1802]    Item   
HU/1/35    Memoir of Ozias Humphry, cont'd    [c.1802]    Item   
HU/1/26    A biographical memoir of Ozias Humphry    [c.1800]    Item   
HU/1/22    Memoir of the youth of Ozias Humphry in London and Bath    [c.1800]    Item   
AND/3/26    William Doughty, London, to James Northcote, at Edward Hunt's, Portsmouth Yard, Portsmouth    28 Jul 1776    Item   
RAA/GA/18    Notice to attend a General Assembly    14 Jan 1793    Item   
AND/2/203    [copy] Letter from Joshua Reynolds, to James Boswell    [c.1780]    Item   
AND/2/164    Anderdon's extract of a letter from Walpole to Sir Horace Mann    [1775], [c.1870]    Item   
REY    Sir Joshua Reynolds, PRA, papers    1757-1790    Fonds   
AND/1/314    [copy] Press cutting from the Annual Register    18 Oct 1773    Item   
AND/1/297    [copy] Cover of a presentation edition of a Presidential Discourse by Sir Joshua Reynolds    [1863]    Item   
AND/1/222    Sale catalogue cutting    1871    Item   
AND/1/114    Anderdon, notes on a letter by Sir Joshua Reynolds to James Boswell    [1868]    Item   
AND/1/103    Anderdon's biographical notes on Peter Toms    20 Feb 1864    Item   
AND/1/89    Sale catalogue cutting    [c.1850-1869]    Item   
AND/1/44    Anderdon's note that in the births register at Plympton, Reynolds is entered as Josiah or Joseph, not Joshua    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/1/42    Extract from Leslie's Life of Reynolds    20 May 1865    Item   
AND/1/40    Note by Anderdon on the ages of the "great founders of this new school of art"    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/1/36    Notes by Anderdon, and pasted manuscript excerpts    [c.1769]    Item   
AND/1/35    [copy] F.M. Newton, Royal Academy, to Benjamin West    30 Oct 1769    Item   
AND/1/24    [newspaper cuttings] A brief History of the rise and progress of the Royal Academy from notes and memoranda of Benjamin West, P.R.A.    1807    Item   
SA/37/1    Petition of Jenefer Barbor    [06 Jun 1768]    Item   
LAW/6/5    Thomas Lawrence, manuscript discourse    10 Dec 1829    Item   
LAW/6/1    Thomas Lawrence, manuscript discourse    10 Dec 1823    Item   
SA/34/3    J. Reynolds, Leicester Fields, to Joshua Kirby    25 Nov 1768    Item   
LAW/5/347    Westmorland to Sir Thos. Lawrence    21 Jul 1829    Item   
LAW/5/344    J.W. Croker, Adney, to Sir Thomas    7 Jul 1829    Item   
SA/18/5    J. Reynolds, Leicester Fields, to Joshua Kirby, President of the Artists of Great Britain    25 Nov 1768    piece   
LAW/5/269    Westmorland, to Sir T. Lawrence    [1820's]    Item   
LAW/5/182    Devonshire, Chatsworth, to Sir Thomas    8 Nov 1827    Item   
LAW/4/337    Notes on colours [in the hand of Thomas Lawrence]    [3 Jun 1825]    Item   
LAW/4/331    J. Hayes, Upper Charlotte Street, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Pres. R. Acady. of Arts    2 May 1825    Item   
SA    Incorporated Society of Artists of Great Britain, papers    1759-1807    Fonds   
LAW/4/81    Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to [un-named]    20 Dec 1822    Item   
LAW/4/34    Lord Northwick, Connaught Place, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    26 Jun 1822    Item   
LAW/4/20    G.H. Beaumont, Rome, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Bedford Square, London    14 May 1822    Item   
LAW/4/309    G.H. Beaumont, Coleorton Hall, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square, London    13 Mar 1825    Item   
LAW/4/260    Liverpool, Walmer Castle, to Sir Thos. Lawrence    11 Nov 1824    Item   
LAW/4/269    W. London, Fulham, to [Thomas Lawrence]    16 Nov 1824    Item   
LAW/4/276    Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to Charles Eastlake, Rome    7 Dec 1824    Item   
LAW/4/278    S. Siddons, Arran Lodge, Bognor, to [Thomas Lawernce]    23 Dec 1824    Item   
LAW/4/286    Normanton, Brighton, to Sir Thos. Lawrence    27 Dec 1824    Item   
LAW/4/12    Rolle, Up. Grosvenor Street, to Sr. Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square    29 Apr 1822    Item   
LAW/4/2    Thomas Lawrence, to Charles Eastlake, Rome    12 Feb 1822    Item   
RAA/SEC/8/61    Report and estimate for repairs to memorial to Sir Joshua Reynolds    1946    Sub-series   
LAW/3/310    G. Beaumont, Worcester, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square, London    2 Aug 1821    Item   
RAA/SEC/8/47/1    Note by the Secretary, W. R. M. Lamb    c. 1938    Item   
RAA/SEC/8/45/1    Herbert Walker, picture restoration, Consulting Expert on the condition of pictures, 3a Wychcombe Studios, Englands Lane, Hampstead, N.W.3, to W. R. M. Lamb    1936    Item   
RAA/SEC/6/15/1    Curzon, 1 Carlton House Terrace, S. W. 1., to Sir Aston Webb    03 Jun 1928    Item   
LAW/3/91    T. Lawrence, Cremona, to Joseph Farington, Upper Fitzroy Street, Fitzroy Square, London    19 Feb 1820    Item   
LAW/3/67    Lawrence, Palazzo Quirinale, Rome, to Joseph Farington, Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square ,London    18 Aug 1819    Item   
LAW/2/229    John Jackson, Newman Street, to Sir Thomas    29 Oct 1817    Item   
LAW/2/178    [draft] Thos Lawrence, Russell Square, to [unknown]    4 Jan 1817    Item   
LAW/2/87    [Thomas Lawrence], to [Joseph Farington]    [1 Nov 1815]    Item   
LAW/2/86    T. L[awrence], to [Joseph Farington]    [1 Nov 1814]    Item   
RAA/SEC/12/23/36    Cyril H. Crews, 6 Boringdon Villas, Plympton, Devon, to the Secretary    22 Feb 1926    Item   
RAA/SEC/12/24/19    E. W. Wallington, Buckingham Palace, to Sir Frederick A. Eaton    23 May 1912    Item   
RAA/SEC/12/33    Correspondence from Katharine A. McDowell about Sir Joshua Reynolds's painting 'Theory'    1906    Sub-series   
LAW/1/289    T. L[awrence], to Joseph Farington    29 Oct 1811    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/148    Acknowledgement issued to John Francis Rigaud, RA    03 Mar 1792    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/112    Letter from J. M. W. Turner, Sandycombe, to A. B. Johns    c. 1840    Item   
LAW/1/159    Thomas Lawrence, at J.J. Angerstein's Esq. Woodlands, to Joseph Farington, Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Sq.    17 Aug 1807    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/78    Draft inscription by Sir Joshua Reynolds for cup to be presented to Francis Milner Newton    1789    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/66    Bill from Adam Wright for part of the funeral expenses of Sir Joshua Reynolds    02 Mar 1792    Item   
LAW/1/44    Lord Salisbury, Lord Chamberlain's Office, to Thomas Lawrence, Bond Street    26 Feb 1792    Item   
LAW/1/38    A. Goodall, Burton Street, Thomas Lawrence    [Jun 1791]    Item   
LAW/1/27    Sir Joshua Reynolds, to [Thomas Lawrence]    25 Mar [1790]    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/27    Letter from Edmond Malone, Queen Anne Street East [to the Secretary]    13 Apr 1772    Item   
LAW/1/13    [copy] Thomas Lawrence to [Lucy Lawrence]    1788    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/8    Letter from Nathaniel Hone, St James's Place, to F. M. Newton    14 Apr 1770    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/5    List of subscribers to discharge the undertaker's bill for the funeral of Sir Joshua Reynolds    28 Mar 1792    Item   
RAA/SEC/12/10/2    T. G. Jackson, Royal Academy, to Eaton    12 Dec 1898    Item   
RAA/SEC/12/10/1    T. G. Jackson, Eagle House, Wimbledon, to Eaton    10 Dec 1898    Item   
RAA/SEC/4/74/15    Paper on Mr Augustus E. John    [1940]    Item   
RAA/SEC/4/39/1    Alfred Drury, Lancaster Lodge, Lancaster Gardens, Wimbledon, to the President and Council    31 Jan 1917    Item   
GRI/3/319    C.T. Ebor, Bishopsthorpe, York, to George Richmond    7 Aug 1862    Item   
GRI/3/313    C.T. Ebor, Bishopthorpe, York, to George Richmond    2 Apr 1862    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/114/2    Charles Middleton, Walcott Place, to Sir Joshua    27 Dec 1780    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/75/1    Henry Howard, Rome, to the President and Council    09 Apr 1793    Item   
NOR/56    James Northcote, [Venice], to Saml. Northcote, Plymouth, Devonshire, England    24 Jan 1780    Item   
NOR/55    [James Northcote], Parma, Saml. Northcote, Plymouth, Devonshire, England    15 Nov 1779    Item   
NOR/52    [James Northcote], Florence to Miss [Polly] Northcote    2 Aug 1779    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/66/1    Charles Turner, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square, to the President and Council    22 Oct 1836    Item   
NOR/49    James Northcote, Rome, to Saml. Northcote, Plymouth, Devonshire, England    13 Feb 1779    Item   
NOR/48    [James Northcote], Rome, to Saml. Northcote, Plymouth, Devonshire, England    26 Dec 1778    Item   
NOR/44    J. Northcote, Rome, to Sam. Northcote, Plymouth, Devonshire, England    11 Sep 1778    Item   
NOR/33    James Northcote, to Mr. [Samuel] Northcote, Plymouth, Devon    12 May 1777    Item   
NOR/31    James Northcote, Lions [sic], to Samuel Northcote, Plymouth    28 Apr 1777    Item   
NOR/25    J. Northcote, Portsmouth, to Saml. Northcote, Plymouth    30 Jun 1776    Item   
NOR/23    James Northcote, Portsmouth, to Mr. [Samuel] Northcote, Plymouth    16 May 1776    Item   
NOR/22    James Northcote, London, to Mr. Northcote    4 May 1776    Item   
NOR/21    James Northcote, London, to Saml. Northcote, Plymouth, Devonshire    18 Apr 1776    Item   
NOR/20    J. Northcote, London, to Saml. Northcote, Plymouth, Devonshire    4 Apr 1776    Item   
NOR/19    James Northcote, London, to Saml. Northcote, Plymouth, Devonshire    18 Mar 1776    Item   
NOR/18    [James Northcote], London, to Saml. Northcote, Plymouth, Devonshire    28 Feb 1776    Item   
NOR/17    James Northcote, London, to Saml. Northcote, Plymouth, Devonshire    14 Feb 1776    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/49/1    Valentine Green, Salisbury Street, Strand, to Sir Joshua Reynolds    20 May 1776    Item   
NOR/16    James Northcote, London, Saml. Northcote, Plymouth, Devonshire    25 Jan 1776    Item   
NOR/15    J. Northcote, London, to Saml. Northcote, Plymouth, Devonshire    3 Jan 1776    Item   
NOR/14    James Northcote, London, to Mr. Northcote    30 Dec 1772    Item   
NOR/13    James Northcote, to his mother    6 Oct 1772    Item   
NOR/12    James Northcote, London, to [Samuel Northcote]    6 Oct 1772    Item   
NOR/11    James Northcote, London, to [Samuel Northcote]    27 Jul 1772    Item   
NOR/10    James Northcote, to [Samuel Northcote]    Jun 1772    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/45/2    Thomas Lane, Clerk, Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, Goldsmiths Hall, to the President and Council    30 Jul 1790    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/45/1    The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, Goldsmiths Hall, to the President and Council    31 Mar 1790    Item   
NOR/9    James Northcote, to [Samuel Northcote]    8 Apr 1772    Item   
NOR/7    James Northcote, to S. Northcote    21 Dec 1771    Item   
NOR/6    James Northcote, to [Samuel Northcote]    19 Dec 1771    Item   
NOR/5    James Northcote, London, to [Samuel Northcote]    21 Sep 1771    Item   
NOR/4    [James Northcote], London. to [Samuel Northcote]    23 Aug 1771    Item   
NOR/3    James, Northcote, London, to Samuel Northcote, Plymouth    10 Aug 1771    Item   
NOR/2    James Northcote, London, to Samuel Northcote, watchmaker, Plymouth    21 Jul 1771    Item   
NOR/1    James Northcote, London, to [Samuel Northcote]    25 Jun 1771    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/28/7    Mr Brown, Cavendish Square, to Sir Joshua Reynolds    Apr 1790    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/28/6    J. Reynolds, Leicester Fields, to Mr Brown    Apr 1790    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/28/3    1st Marquess of Salisbury to Sir Joshua Reynolds    19 Apr 1790    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/28/2    Mr Brown, Cavendish Square, to the President and Council    [Apr] 1790    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/20/1    Brooke Boothby, Paris, to Sir Joshua Reynolds, Leicester Fields, London    26 Jan 1788    Item   
GRI/2/35    Blackwood's Diary    1884    Item   
GRI/2/27    De La Rue's Desk Diary    1875    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/12/6    Sutherland, British Institution, Pall Mall, to the President and Council    Apr 1843    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/12/2    Robert Gillam, Secretary, British Institution, British Gallery, Pall Mall, to the President and Council    08 Apr 1813    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/12/1    The Marquess of Stafford, British Institution, Cleveland House, St James's, to the President and Council    22 Dec 1812    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/7/2    Draft of letters from [Francis Milner Newton] to James Barry and Thomas Sandby    31 Jan 1786    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/2/1    John Bacon, Newman Street, to Sir Joshua Reynolds    05 Apr 1784    Item   
GAR/1/16    Andrew Lawrence, Florence, to Anne Lawrence, 578 Greek St. Soho    28 Jul 1795    Item   
RAA/SEC/17/12    City of Westminster Council report relating to 47 Leicester Square    8 March 1937    Item   
RAA/PC/1/56    Council minutes    03 Oct 1978 - 31 Jul 1979    Item   
RAA/PC/1/54    Council minutes    05 Oct 1976 - 02 Aug 1977    Item   
RAA/PC/1/53    Council minutes    07 Oct 1975 - 27 Jul 1976    Item   
RAA/KEE/9    Records of the Reynolds Club    c. 1973-1977    Series   
RAA/GA/1/1    General Assembly minutes, vol. 1    14 Dec 1768 - 10 Dec 1796    Item   
RAA/PC/1/27    Council minutes, vol. 27    02 Mar 1937 - 09 May 1944    Item   
RAA/PC/1/23    Council minutes. vol. 23    14 Jan 1913 - 02 May 1918    Item   
RAA/PC    Records of the President and Council    1768-1993    Sub-fonds   
RAA/PC/1/2    Council minutes, vol. 2    07 Mar 1785 - 20 Jul 1798    Item   
RAA    Royal Academy of Arts, official archive    1768-2001    Fonds