Collection: Reframing Reynolds

In the late eighteenth century, the celebrated artist Sir Joshua Reynolds painted many portraits of the Lascelles family.

Now, marking 300 years since Reynolds’ birth, Harewood is re-examining six of these remarkable portraits to explore the artist’s innovative style and role in constructing power and identity in the age of Empire.

Discover exceptional and iconic works including Lady Worsley, Mrs Hale as Euphrosyne and Edwin Lascelles, the builder of Harewood. With the paintings re-displayed to disrupt the centuries-old narrative, explore and question the visual stories Reynolds told within his extraordinary portraits.

Reframing Reynolds