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Joshua Reynolds Quiz

Sir Joshua Reynolds was an influential English painter, specialising in portraits and promoting the “Grand Style” in painting which depended on idealization of the imperfect.

Joshua Reynolds Quiz Questions

1. When was Joshua Reynolds born?
a) 5 March 1728
b) 12 April 1726
c) 16 July 1723
d) 7 November 1721

2. Where was Joshua Reynolds born?
a) Brussels
b) Amsterdam
c) Rotterdam
d) Plympton

3. Which school did Joshua Reynolds attend?
a) Temple School
b) Plympton Grammar School
c) Westminster School
d) St. Mary’s School

4. Who of the following was Joshua Reynolds’s teacher?
a) Thomas Hudson
b) Jonathan Richardson
c) Jan Rubens
d) Vincenzo Gonzaga

5. When did Joshua Reynolds paint Captain the Honourable John Hamilton?
a) 1756
b) 1746
c) 1740
d) 1736

6. Of which academy was Joshua Reynolds first president?
a) Academy of Arcadia
b) American Academy of Arts and Sciences
c) Cranbrook Academy of Art
d) Royal Academy of Arts

7. Who said about Joshua Reynolds, “Damn him, how various he is!”?
a) Samuel Johnson
b) Augustus Keppel
c) Thomas Gainsborough
d) Oliver Goldsmith

8. Which of the following paintings did Joshua Reynolds paint in 1786?
a) Duchess of Devonshire and Her Daughter
b) Ugolino
c) Nelly O’Brien
d) Lord Ludlow

9. When did Joshua Reynolds die?
a) 23 February 1792
b) 3 June 1796
c) 4 August 1806
d) 31 December 1808

10. Where did Joshua Reynolds die?
a) Venice
b) London
c) Florence
d) Minorca

Joshua Reynolds Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Joshua Reynolds born?
c) 16 July 1723

2. Where was Joshua Reynolds born?
d) Plympton

3. Which school did Joshua Reynolds attend?
b) Plympton Grammar School

4. Who of the following was Joshua Reynolds’s teacher?
a) Thomas Hudson

5. When did Joshua Reynolds paint Captain the Honourable John Hamilton?
b) 1746

6. Of which academy was Joshua Reynolds first president?
d) Royal Academy of Arts

7. Who said about Joshua Reynolds, “Damn him, how various he is!”?
c) Thomas Gainsborough

8. Which of the following paintings did Joshua Reynolds paint in 1786?
a) Duchess of Devonshire and Her Daughter

9. When did Joshua Reynolds die?
a) 23 February 1792

10. Where did Joshua Reynolds die?
b) London

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