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The life & art of Thomas Gainsborough

Max Rothschild

The life & art of Thomas Gainsborough

by Max Rothschild

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Published by Gloucester Art Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aesthetics,
  • Gainsborough, Thomas

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11475291M
    ISBN 10093058290X
    ISBN 109780930582906

    - Gainsborough was noted for the speed with which he applied paint, and he worked more from observations of nature than from application of formal academic rules. The poetic sensibility of his paintings caused Constable to say, "On looking at them, we find tears in our eyes and know not what brings them." Gainsborough said, "I'm sick of portraits, and wish very much to take my 59 pins.   When Thomas Gainsborough (–) arrived in the spa town of Bath, England, at the age of thirty-one, he was an artist of modest reputation. When he left sixteen years later, he was recognized as one of Europe’s foremost painters. In this exceptional book, Susan Sloman examines for the first time how this transformation took place.

    This chapter discusses the development of the sketch in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-entury Britain. By focusing on a wide variety of different narratives, including Philip Thicknesse's Sketch of the Life and Paintings of Thomas Gainsborough () and other texts on the margins of the biographical form, this chapter explores the significance of the sketch – both in its visual and Author: Karen Junod. Thomas Gainsborough (–) was born in Sudbury, Suffolk to John and Mary Gainsborough, the youngest of nine children. As a boy, Gainsborough displayed an early talent for drawing and painting, spending much of his childhood sketching in the woods and fields surrounding Sudbury.

    Thomas Gainsborough () was born in Sudbury and baptised at the Independent Meeting-House in Friars Street on 14 May , the fifth son and ninth child of John and Mary Gainsborough. In , Gainsborough’s House Society was formed to purchase the house and establish it as a centre for Thomas Gainsborough.   Gainsborough by James Hamilton review – the painter’s secret sauciness An astute biography casts a new light on famous paintings and underlines .


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Thomas Gainsborough () was one of the masters of eighteenth-century art. This book, published to accompany a major international exhibition covering the artist's entire career, reveals the sheer range, quality, and originality of Gainsborough's work from his engagingly naturalistic landscapes and touching images of children to his The life & art of Thomas Gainsborough book and glamorous society portraits/5(7).

The book is interesting to read, and gives an insight to the painter and his work, plus his techniquesand preferences in his art. This also mentions those artists that left an impression on Gainsborough that help develop those technigue. The book also provides photo's of some of the work produced by the painter, in support of the text/5(3).

Summary of Thomas Gainsborough. Thomas Gainsborough achieved name and fame as the best-known English artist of the 18 th century for his outstanding innovations and techniques in both landscape and portraiture. Having been introduced to the Rococo style of art in the early part of his career, Gainsborough's works echoed luxury and leisure of aristocratic society through contemporary ality: British.

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Biography of Thomas Gainsborough Childhood and Education. Thomas Gainsborough was the youngest son of John and Mary Gainsborough. Of his ten siblings, it was Thomas who had shown interest in painting early in life.

His desire for portraiture and landscapes began to. Thomas Gainsborough: his life and art. [Jack Lindsay] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Thomas Gainsborough; Thomas Gainsborough; Thomas Gainsborough; Thomas Gainsborough: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jack Lindsay.

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Thomas Gainsborough, (baptizedSudbury, Suffolk, Eng.—died August 2,London), portrait and landscape painter, the most versatile English painter of the 18th century.

Some of his early portraits show the sitters grouped in a landscape (Mr. and Mrs. Andrews, c. ).As he became famous and his sitters fashionable, he adopted a more formal manner that owed something to. ** Selected as a Book of the Year in The Times, Sunday Times and Observer ** 'Compulsively readable - the pages seem to turn themselves' John Carey, Sunday Times 'Brings one of the very greatest [artists] vividly to life' Literary Review.

Thomas Gainsborough lived as if electricity shot through his sinews and crackled at his finger ends/5(16). The portraits, landscapes, and fancy pictures of Thomas Gainsborough (–) are works of extraordinary beauty, complexity, and subtlety.

In this sumptuously illustrated book, Michael Rosenthal provides a lively account of Gainsborough’s varied life and diverse artworks. Thomas Gainsborough was an 18th century English painter famous for his versatility. This biography of Thomas Gainsborough provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works &.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Thomas Gainsborough: His Life and Art by Jack Lindsay (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Highly illustrated, this book offers an account of the artist's rich and varied life, his diverse output and reveals his career and art as characteristic of the problems, dilemmas and situations that affected other painters during a time of rapid commercial and technological development and change.4/5(1).

Thomas Gainsborough FRSA (14 May (baptised) – 2 August ) 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. He painted quickly, and the works of his maturity are characterised by a Birth place: Sudbury, Suffolk, United Kingdom.

The portrait and landscape painter Thomas Gainsborough was born at Sudbury, Suffolk, the fifth son of a cloth merchant.

He was apprenticed at the age of thirteen to a London silversmith, and was taught by Hubert Gravelot, a French book-illustrator. By he had established his own studio in London. A Sketch of the Life and Paintings of Thomas Gainsborough, Esq. By Philip Thicknesse. The Art of Thomas Gainsborough: "A Little Business for the Eye" (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art) (Delphi Masters of Art Book 28) by Thomas Gainsborough and Peter Russell.

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Edouard Manet: Images of Parisian Life (Pegasus Se by Duchting, Hajo Hardback Refer to eBay Return policy for more Rating: % positive. From now on all his portraits were life-size and many of them were full-lengths, in which he cultivated a free and elegant manner (Mary, Countess Howe, c, Kenwood House, London).

In he was one of the foundation members of the Royal Academy (the only portraitist from outside London to be so honoured), and in he settled permanently.Thomas Gainsborough (artist) British, - Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan oil on canvas overall: x cm (86 1/2 x 60 1/2 in.) framed: x x 14 cm (99 x 73 x 5 1/2 in.) Andrew W.

Mellon Collection On View: West Building, Main Floor - Gallery   Gainsborough died in London after a reconciliation with his great rival Sir Joshua Reynolds, who eulogised him at the Royal Academy, commenting that 'whatever he attempted he carried to a high degree of excellence' (R.

Wark, ed., Sir Joshua Reynolds: Discourses on Art, New Haven and Londonp).