Reynolds, Frances, 1729-1807

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Frances Reynolds (1729-1807) was a portrait artist, the author of An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Taste (1789), and the sister of artist Sir Joshua Reynolds. She was also a friend of Samuel Johnson from ca. 1756 until his death in 1784.

From the guide to the Frances Reynolds papers, 1774-1800 and undated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Frances Reynolds was a portrait artist, the author of An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Taste, and the sister of artist Sir Joshua Reynolds. She was also a friend of Samuel Johnson from ca. 1756 until his death in 1784.

From the description of Frances Reynolds papers, 1774-1800 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612839650

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creatorOf Reynolds, Frances, 1729-1807. Frances Reynolds papers, 1774-1800 and undated. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Doctor Johnson and the fair sex; a study of contrasts, extra-illustrated, 1738-1840 (inclusive), 1784-1837 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reynolds, Frances, 1729-1807. [Miss Reynolds' common place book] [electronic resource] University of Pittsburgh
referencedIn Samuel Johnson letters, 1731-1784. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell: being anecdotes and sayings of Dr. Johnson, extra-illustrated, 1738-1840 (inclusive), 1784-1837 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Samuel Johnson letters, 1731-1784. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Frances Reynolds papers, 1774-1800 and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reynolds, Frances. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1938. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Johnsonian Miscellanies, extra-illustrated, 1538-1900 (inclusive);, 1738-1866 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell: being anecdotes and sayings of Dr. Johnson, extra-illustrated, 1668-1866 (inclusive);, 1738-1836 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Frances Reynolds papers, 1774-1800 and undated. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797. person
associatedWith Copland-Griffiths, Michael C. person
associatedWith Craig, William Henry, 1835- person
associatedWith Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857 person
associatedWith David Garrick person
associatedWith Donald and Mary Hyde Collection of Dr. Samuel Johnson (Houghton Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edmund Burke person
associatedWith Edward Gibbon person
associatedWith Fanny Burney person
associatedWith Garrick, David, 1717-1779. person
associatedWith Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730? -1774 person
associatedWith Hill, George Birkbeck Norman, 1835-1903 person
associatedWith James Beattie person
associatedWith John Aitken person
associatedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. person
associatedWith John Wilson Croker, 1780-1857 person
associatedWith Joseph Priestley person
associatedWith Montagu, Mrs. (Elizabeth), 1720-1800, person
associatedWith More, Hannah, 1745-1833, person
associatedWith Phillis Wheatley person
correspondedWith Reynolds, Frances person
associatedWith Samuel Johnson person
associatedWith Samuel Johnson's person
associatedWith Steevens, George person
associatedWith Steevens, George, 1736-1800, person
associatedWith Thomas Parnell person
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Birth 1729-06-06

Death 1807

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