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Mrs Siddons as the Tragic Muse

Mrs Siddons as the Tragic Muse – Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1784, Oil on canvas, 93” x 51 1/2”. English Neoclassicism.


Childhood: History

The history of childhood has been a topic of interest in social history since the highly influential 1960 book Centuries of Childhood, written by French historian Philippe Ari├Ęs. 1,791 more words


quick quote

there is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labor of thinking.

Joshua Reynolds


public art and decoration

Public art serves a high purpose. It can be fun, the spark for conversation, a cause for quiet reflection or all of the above. Sometimes it’s a decorative feature hidden away waiting to be noticed. 194 more words