• Thomas Gainsborough. 18th century English portrait and landscape painter

    2 monthes ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    Historical hottie du jour: Gainsborough Dupont. Took art lessons from his uncle Thomas Gainsborough, whose birthday is today.May 14, 1727. Thomas Gainsborough FRSA - 2 August 1788) was an English portrait and landscape painter, draughtsman, and printmaker. He surpassed his rival Sir Joshua Reynolds to become the dominant British portraitist of the second half of the 18th century.
    In this image: Thomas Gainsborough (1727 - 1788), Holywells Park, um 1748 - 1750. Öl auf Leinwand, 50,8 x 66 cm. Ipswich Museum and Gallery © Ipswich Museum and Gallery.
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