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biography of Thomas GAINSBOROUGH (1727-1788)

Personal data


Birth : 1727 - Sudbury, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Death : 08/02/1788 - London, United Kingdom
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : United Kingdom

Family relations

Uncle of Gainsborough DUPONT [ c.1754-1797 ]

Education

Pupil of / student of Hubert Fr. d’Anville GRAVELOT [ 1699-1773 ]

Professional data


Work and Life

1774:Lived and worked in London, England
1758:Lived and worked in Bath, Avon, England
1746:Lived and worked in Ipswich, Suffolk, England
1742:Lived and worked in London, England
Collaboration with HAYMAN Francis
Met REYNOLDS Joshua


Affiliated to an association

1750 : Royal Society of Portrait Painters – Federation of British Artists – Mall Galleries – 17 Carlton House Terrace – London, United Kingdom
1769 : Royal Academy of Arts – Burlington House Piccadilly – London, United Kingdom

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil
Print-Multiple : Aquatint - Engraving - Etching
Drawing-Watercolor : Chalk - Ink - Pencil - Wash - Watercolour

Subject

animals
marine
landscape
portrait
genre scene

Movements and styles

British Portrait & Conversation piece 18th century
British Watercolors 1760-1830
18th century
18th century painting

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2003

NGA National Gallery of Art – Washington DC, United States
02/09/2003 – 05/11/2003

2002

Tate Britain – London, United Kingdom
10/24/2002 – 01/19/2003

Legals

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