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The ingenious Mr. Gainsborough

Geoffrey Williamson

The ingenious Mr. Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough: a biographical study.

by Geoffrey Williamson

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 216-217.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND497.G2 W53 1972b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5298116M
    LC Control Number72078435

    THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH (), English painter, one of the greatest masters of the English school in portraiture, and only less so in landscape, was born at Sudbury, Suffolk, in the spring of His father, who carried on the business of a woollen crape-maker in that town, was of a respectable character and family, and was noted for his skill in fencing; his mother excelled in flower. The following winter I went to London, and I suspected— for like Mr. Gainsborough, I only suspected — that my landscape had uncommon merit. I therefore took it with me, and as Mr. Major, the engraver, was then just returned from Paris, and esteemed the first artist in London in his way, I showed it to him.

      Mr and Mrs Andrews by Thomas Gainsborough (c) There has been some conjecture as to whether the original intention was to have Mrs Andrews hold a book or maybe a brace of pheasants which her husband had just shot as there seems to be a space on her lap left unfilled. Full text of "Thomas Gainsborough: His Life, Work, Friends, and Sitters" See other formats.

    The Ingenious Mr. Avison: Making Music and Money in Eighteenth Century Newcastle. Roz Southey, Margaret Maddison, David Hughes. This book presents the biography of this talented composer. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Thomas Gainsborough, “Mr. and Mrs. William Hallett” (aka “The Morning Walk”) (), oil on canvas, x cm (© The National Gallery, London; via Wikimedia Commons) On Saturday Author: Benjamin Sutton.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williamson, Geoffrey. Ingenious Mr. Gainsborough. London, Hale, (OCoLC) Named Person: Thomas Gainsborough. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williamson, Geoffrey.

Ingenious Mr. Gainsborough. New York, St. Martin's Press [] (OCoLC) 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 The ingenious Mr.

Gainsborough book images of children to his sophisticated and glamorous society portraits/5(7). The Ingenious Mr. Gainsborough: Thomas Gainsborough: A Biographical Study by Williamson, Geoffrey at - ISBN - ISBN - Robert Hale - - 2/5(1).

While Gainsborough coffee table books abound, those interested in a short introduction have fewer choices. William Vaughan's [[ASIN:BM4TXBQ Gainsborough (World of Art)]] and Nicola Kalinsky's [[ASIN Gainsborough (Phaidon Colour Library)]] are both excellent alternatives, but I think this one published by Tate is the best short survey of Gainsborough's life and art.

It was I remember an excellent read. His The ingenious Mr. Gainsborough book book in the same genre Gainsborough a portrait is even better. Here we have a wonderfully researched and comprehensive account of the great artists life and I mean great artist. Just look at Mr and Mrs Mallet and The Blue Boy to name just two of his total prolific output.

They are simply magnificent/5(16). Thomas Gainsborough RA FRSA (14 May (baptised) – 2 August ) was an English portrait and landscape painter, draughtsman, and printmaker.

Along with his rival Sir Joshua Reynolds, he is considered one of the most important British artists of the second half of the 18th century. He painted quickly, and the works of his maturity are characterised by a light palette and easy : Thomas Gainsborough, 14 May (baptised).

Thomas Gainsborough’s early masterpiece, Mr and Mrs Andrews (c), has long been read as a celebration of that pivotal moment in mid-Georgian. There is a painting from by artist Thomas Gainsborough called Mr. and Mrs.

Andrews. The original hangs in the National Gallery in London, England, where it has been held in collection for more than 50 years. I have a reproduction hanging in my own home because I love the story behind the painting.

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 place: Sudbury, Suffolk, United Kingdom.

Mr and Mrs Andrews is an oil on canvas portrait of about by Thomas Gainsborough, now in the National Gallery, it is one of his most famous works, but it remained in the family of the sitters until and was very little known before it appeared in an exhibition in Ipswich inafter which it was regularly requested for other exhibitions in Britain and abroad, and Artist: Thomas Gainsborough.

out of 5 stars The sympathetic and agreeable Mr. Gainsborough. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 29 August This is an inexpensive and well-written introduction to one of the most beloved of British painters.

Gainsborough emerges as a very human and fun-loving artist who above all else wanted to paint landscapes. He was an important 5/5(7). Love of landscape. Following the “conversation piece” tradition, Gainsborough includes a landscape in his painting. However, he provides a much greater view of rural England than might be expected from such a work.

and Mrs. Andrews pose on the left half of the canvas, rather than directly in the middle as was typical in a straightforward portrait. The ingenious Mr. Gainsborough; a biographical s Author: Williamson, Geoff ; Wright, Peter, & Sons vs.

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18 of libel and testimony for libellants. The Ingenious Mr. Gainsborough: A Biographical Study. London: Robert Hale. AUTHORITIES. Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material. Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors.

A lack of. Thomas Gainsborough, the artist who loved women, was the man to paint Perdita. Uninhibited about the eroticism of his culture, and at the same time someone with a heart, he was her perfect myth-maker.

Gainsborough book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Gainsborough is one of the most appealing artists of the 18th century. The au /5(12). Thomas Gainsborough. Portrait and landscape painter. Birthplace: Sudbury, Suffolk, England Location of death: London, England Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified Remains: Buri.

English painter, one of the greatest masters of the English school in portraiture, and only less so in landscape, was born at Sudbury, Suffolk, in the spring of His Born: Reverend Humphrey Gainsborough ( – 23 August ) was an English non-conformist minister, engineer, and inventor.

Humphrey Gainsborough was pastor to the Independent Church in Henley-on-Thames, was the brother of the artist Thomas invented the drill plough (), winning a prize of £60 from the Royal Society for his ality: British.

A CLASSIC painting, long considered a masterpiece, may actually be covered in rude references placed there by the crafty artist centuries ago. Mr and Mrs Andrews Oil on canvas, 70 x cm National Gallery, London: Robert Andrews and his wife Frances Mary, née Carter, were married innot long before Gainsborough painted their portraits - and that of Auberies, their farm near Sudbury.Bibliography.

Review of Royal Academy Exhibition of London, Old Somerset House. The Morning Chronicle and London Advertiser [London] (Ap ), unpaginated.

Catalogue of Pictures by Deceased British Artists, exh. cat. (London: British Institution for Promoting the Fine Arts in the United Kingdom, ), unpaginated, no. An Account of All the Pictures Exhibited in the Rooms.The Ingenious Mr. Gainsborough (Thomas Gainsborough: A Biographical Study) Geoffrey Williamson (Thomas Gainsborough) Published by St.

Martin's Press, N Y ().