New exhibition dedicated to Royal Academy founder

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New exhibition dedicated to Royal Academy founder

As part of a year long celebration to mark the Royal Academy's 250th birthday, a new exhibition dedicated to the institution's founder has opened at the Tate Britain.

Sir Joshua Reynolds became the academy's first President in 1768.

Among the higlights of the new showcase is a large-scale portrait of Frederick, the 5th Earl of Carlisle. 

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