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about the art

Richard Peers Symons, M.p. (later Baronet)

Artist/Maker:Sir Joshua Reynolds (English, b.1723, d.1792), painter


Place:England/United Kingdom


Measurements:93 1/2 x 57 1/2 in. (237.5 x 146.1 cm)

Medium:oil on canvas

Credit Line:Museum Purchase: Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Wichgar, The Edwin and Virginia Irwin Memorial, John J. Emery Endowment, Fanny Bryce Lehmer Endowment, Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Leyman Endowment, and gift of Mary Hanna, by exchange. Acquired in honor of Chairman of the Board John W. Warrington for 50 years service as Trustee of the Cincinnati Art Museum, 1941-1991

Department:European Painting and Sculpture

Accession No:1991.62