Sir Joshua Reynolds
Portrait of Count Ludovico Barbiano of Belgioioso


(Plympton, 1723 - London,1792)



Medium - Dimensions

Oil on canvas; 76 x 63 cm (unframed); cm 118 x 80 (framed)


Charles Robert Leslie and Tom Taylor, Life and Times of Sir Joshua Reynolds, 2 vols., London 1865, II, p. 203; Edward Hamilton, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Engraved Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. from 1755 to 1820, London 1874, p. 6; Algernon Graves and William Vine Cronin, A History of the Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, 4 vols., London 1899-1901,I, pp.78-79; L. Beltrami, ‘Lo stile classico e la edilizia in Milano Capitale della Repubblica Cisalpina e del regno Italico’, in L’Illustrazione italiana, 1921, Christmas number; G. Mezzanotte, Architettura neoclassica in Lombardia, Naples 1966; Malcolm Cormack, ‘The Ledgers of Sir Joshua Reynolds’, The Walpole Society, vol. XLII, 1968-70, p. 146; David Mannings and Martin Postle, Sir Joshua Reynolds. A Complete Catalogue of his Paintings, 2 vols., New Haven and London 2000, I, p. 83, no. 151 (as untraced); II, p.472, fig.1212; F. Mazzocca, ed., Il Neoclassismo in Italia da Tiepolo a Canova, exhibition catalogue, Milan 2001, p. 337; F. Mazzocca, A. Morandotti, E. Colle, Milano Neoclassica, Milan 2001, p. 18; F. Mazzocca, Ottocento Lombardo. Arte e decorazione, Milan 2006, p. 18; F. Mazzocca, La Galleria d’Arte Moderna e la Villa Reale di Milano, Milan 2007, p. 20.


John Raphael Smith (1751-1812), published 3 February 1779
Johann Jacobé (1733-1797), published 1 October 1779