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 (rĕn′əldz), Sir Joshua 1723-1792.
British portrait painter who served as the first president of the influential Royal Academy of Arts (1768-1792).


1. (Biography) Albert. born 1932, Irish politician: leader of the Fianna Fáil party and prime minister of the Republic of Ireland (1992–94)
2. (Biography) Sir Joshua. 1723–92, English portrait painter. He was the first president of the Royal Academy (1768): the annual lectures he gave there, published as Discourses, are important contributions to art theory and criticism


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Sir Joshua, 1723–92, English painter.
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