Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough FRSA (1727 – 1788) was an English portrait and landscape painter, draughtsman, and printmaker. The works of his maturity are characterised by a light palette and easy strokes. Despite being a prolific portrait painter, Gainsborough gained greater satisfaction from his landscapes. He is credited (with Richard Wilson) as the originator of the 18th-century British landscape school. Gainsborough was a founding member of the Royal Academy.

    Gainsborough's enthusiasm for landscapes is shown in the way he merged figures of the portraits with the scenes behind them. He said, ""I am sick of portraits and wish very much to take my viol-da-gam and walk off to some sweet village, where I can paint landskips (sic) and enjoy the fag end of life in quietness & ease."" His landscapes were often painted at night by candlelight, using a tabletop arrangement of stones, pieces of mirrors, broccoli, and the like as a model. His later work was characterised by a light palette and easy, economical strokes.

      Periods: Rococo, Renaissance, Romanticism.

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        1. Gainsborough Famous Canvas Paintings Prints - Mr Und Mrs Andrews - 120X70cm
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        2. Gainsborough Reproduction Prints On Canvas - Drawn Countyside - 120X80cm
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        3. Gainsborough Reproduction Print Art On Canvas - Road From Market - 120X80cm
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        4. Gainsborough Famous Paintings Canvas Print - Rest By The Way - 120X80cm
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        5. Gainsborough Print On Canvas - Landscape In Suffolk - 90X60cm
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        6. Gainsborough Print Reproduction On Canvas - River Landscape - 120X80cm
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        7. Gainsborough Print On Canvas - Coastal Landscape - 60X45cm
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        8. Gainsborough Famous Paintings Canvas Print - Landscape With Cows - 120X90cm
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        9. Gainsborough Famous Print Replica - Wooded Upland Landscape - 120X95cm
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        10. Gainsborough Canvas Print Reproductions - Watering Place - 120X95cm
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        11. Gainsborough Famous Art Print On Canvas - Landscape With Cattle - 120X100cm
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        12. Gainsborough Famous Print Replica - Mall In St James's Park - 120X100cm
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        13. Gainsborough Masterpiece Prints On Canvas - Diana And Actaeon - 120X100cm
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        14. Gainsborough Famous Print Replica - Cattle Watering By A Stream - 120X100cm
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        15. Gainsborough Print On Canvas - Spitz Dog - 60X50cm
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        16. Gainsborough Print Reproduction On Canvas - John Plampin - 120X100cm
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