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date: 22 August 2019

Royal Academy of Arts 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms
Author(s):

Michael Clarke

Founded in London in 1768 with Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723–92) as its first President, the Academy was intended to be the national school of art in England. The members had to be professional artists and were entitled to use the initials RA (Royal Academician) after their name. In ... ...

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