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Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British


Former Title(s):

Self-portrait, looking over his right shoulder

ca. 1750
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 25 x 18 3/4 inches (63.5 x 47.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
artist | costume | dark | male | painter | portrait | self-portrait
Associated People:
Reynolds, Sir Joshua (1723–1792), portrait and history painter and art theorist
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

William Boulton, Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A., Methuen & co., ltd., New York, 1906, p. 38, NJ18 R36 B68 1906 (YCBA)

Christie's sale catalogue : British and Victorian Pictures : 6 September 2001, Christie's, Christie's (UK), South Kensington, September 6, 2001, p. 27, lot 62, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

Christie's sale catalogue : Catalogue of the valuable collection of paintings of ancient and modern masters of Sir Thomas Lawrence : 15 May 1830, Christie's, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, May 15, 1830, p.4, lot 17, Avaliable online : Art Sales Catalogues Online No. 12373

Christie's sale catalogue : Important British Art incuding the Bunting Collectioin of Works by Sir Alfred Munnings : 12 June 2002, Christie's (UK), London, June 12, 2002, [pp 67-68]; back cover, lot 31, Auction Catalogues

Algernon Graves, A history of the works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A., Henry Graves & Co., London, UK, 1899, p. 791-792, NJ18 R36 G73 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B6 (YCBA)

Mark Hallet, Joshua Reynolds: The Creation of Celebrity, Tate Publishing, London, 2005, p. 76-77, No. 2, NJ18 R36 +J68 2005 Oversize (YCBA)

Important British Art Including the Bunting Collection of Works by Sir Alfred Munnings, Christie's, June 12, 2002, p. 66-67, Back Cover, Lot 31, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

David Mannings, Reynold's Portraits, Burlington Magazine, 147, June 2015, p. 428, N1 +B87 147:2

Martin Postle, Joshua Reynolds, the creation of celebrity , Tate Publishing, London New York, 2005, p. 76, No. 2, NJ18 R36 J68 2005 + (YCBA)

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