Saucer depicting "The Infant Academy" after Sir Joshua Reynolds (English, 1723-1792) - ROM2009_10568_19

ROM2009_10568_19

Saucer depicting "The Infant Academy" after Sir Joshua Reynolds (English, 1723-1792)

Maker: Wedgwood (English, est. 1759)
Medium:Solid blue jasperware with white applied relief decoration
Geography: Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Date: c.1790
Dimensions:
3.7 x 20.7 cm
Object number: 949.233.1
Credit Line: Gift of Major Raymond A. Willis
Not on view
DescriptionThe group of figures in the central relief is based upon the oil painting The Infant Academy by Sir Joshua Reynolds (English, 1723-1792). The “Academy” in the title of Reynolds’ painting is the Royal Academy in England that was founded in London in 1768.
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