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[Notes on art]

[Notes on art]

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Creator: Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792
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Date: [ca. 1794 or later]
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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."
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30 items
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: The Osborn Collection
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Object ID: 2042375
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