Joseph Spence (1699 - 1768)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Anglican priest; literary scholar and anecdotist. He published some works under the pseudonym of ‘Sir Harry Beaumont’.
Polymetis: or, An Enquiry concerning the Agreement Between the Works of the Roman Poets, And the Remains of the Antient Artists. Being An Attempt to illustrate them mutually from one another. In Ten Books. By the Revd. Mr. Spence. The Second Edition, corrected by the Author. - London:: 
An Inquiry Into The Beauties Of Painting; And Into The Merits Of The Most Celebrated Painters, Ancient and Modern. By Daniel Webb, Esq; The Fourth Edition. - London::