The great English portrait painter Joshua Reynolds launched his career back in the 1750s, when he began creating the series of paintings dedicated to the English military of his epoch. He wrote portraits of Captain Manners, Commander Keppel....
In 1761, one of the members of the Spencer’s noble family visited came to visit the London studio of the already well-known English portrait painter Joshua Reynolds....
"A stately group portrait"... This is the title given by the National Gallery of Art to the Joshua Reynolds’ work....
Sarah Kemble Siddons (1755–1831) was a British actress. She got famous owing to the successful role of Lady Macbeth, whose image performed by Siddons is considered among the best ones in the theatrical history....