REYNOLDS, Sir Joshua
(b. 1723, Plympton Earl, d. 1792, London)

The Actress Kitty Fisher

Oil on canvas, 46 x 55 cm
Staatliche Museen, Berlin

Reynolds's little portrait sketches were done for himself, or to please a favourite. This sketch of Kitty Fisher, the popular actress, shows the sitter seated, like Danaë.

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