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Gainsborough, Thomas 1727-1788

Overview
Works: 966 works in 1,797 publications in 5 languages and 28,853 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  History  Biographies  Fiction  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Honoree, Composer, Other, Creator, Dedicatee
Classifications: ND497.G2, 759.2
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Most widely held works by Thomas Gainsborough
The art of Thomas Gainsborough : "a little business for the eye" by Michael Rosenthal( Book )

10 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michael Rosenthal provides a lively account of Gainsborough's varied life and diverse artworks. Rosenthal also examines for the first time the artist's oeuvre as a whole and how the trajectory of his career reflected the problems, dilemmas and situations that were common to other painters of his time. This book sets Gainsborough's art within its social and cultural contexts, shedding new light on the art worlds of London and the English provinces and on the ways in which Gainsborough's painting would have been seen and understood by his contemporaries." "The book begins by charting the geography and professional tactics of a career that took Gainsbourgh from London to Suffolk, Bath and eventually back to London. Rosenthal looks at such wide-ranging topics as how artists manipulated the press, the issue of likeness in portraiture, how rivalries between painters were handled in public and private, and the pressures of the public exhibition. The second part of the book explores the manifestations of Gainsborugh's aesthetic in portraiture, landscape painting and paintings of sensibility. Rosenthal concludes with a discussion of the problem of defining a role and proper form for the fine arts at a time of rapid social change and innovation."--Jacket
The drawings of Thomas Gainsborough by John T Hayes( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Gainsborough by John T Hayes( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Gainsborough : a country life by Hugh Belsey( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gainsborough as printmaker by John T Hayes( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gainsborough by Nicola Kalinsky( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commentary on his most famous works including The blue boy and Mr and Mrs Andrews - Includes examples of his portraits and landscapes - Portraits
Gainsborough drawings by John T Hayes( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Gainsborough and the modern woman by Cincinnati Art Museum( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gainsborough at Gainsborough's House by Hugh Belsey( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perhaps the greatest of all English artists, Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) was born in the small town of Sudbury on the river Stour in Suffolk. His house is now both a museum and a research center for Gainsborough studies. It holds an outstanding collection of paintings, drawings, prints, books, and memorabilia relating to the artist and his time. This book presents both the highlights of this collection, which has not hitherto been published, and significant new research and insights relating to Gainsborough's art, character, and career. Works in the collection include fine examples by Gainsborough himself at all stages of his career, along with paintings and engravings by the artist's mentors, Francis Hayman and Hubert-Francois Gravelot, and by his followers, notably his nephew Gainsborough Dupont and Thomas Rowlandson, and by other East Anglian artists, including John Constable
The life and works of Gainsborough by Linda Doeser( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Compilation of Works from the Bridgeman Art Library
Music for Gainsborough by Charivari Agréable (Musical group)( )

2 editions published in 2000 and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gainsborough by Stephen Butler( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The landscape paintings of Thomas Gainsborough : a critical text and catalogue raisonné by John T Hayes( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue raisonné
Thomas Gainsborough by Ronald Sutherland Gower( Book )

7 editions published in 1903 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of Gainsborough, 1727-1788 by Jonathan Norton Leonard( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life, times, and works of the 18th-century English painter
Thomas Gainsborough : a biography 1727-1788 by Isabelle Worman( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) was born in Sudbury, Suffolk, England, one of nine children of John and Susannah Gainsborough. He became a famous portrait and landscape artist, living in Ipswich, Bath, and London. He married Margaret Burr in 1746
Gainsborough's Giovanna Baccelli by Elizabeth Einberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gainsborough, 1727-1788 : [exposition], Grand Palais, 6 février-27 avril 1981 by Thomas Gainsborough( Book )

9 editions published in 1981 in French and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Youth's keepsake : a Christmas and New Year's present( Book )

5 editions published in 1869 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gainsboro, Thomas

Gainsborough, Thomas

Gainsbro, Thomas

Geĭnsboro, Tomas

Geĭnsboro, Tomas 1727-1788

Geĭnzbŭro, Tomas

Geĭnzbŭro, Tomas 1727-1788

Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough Brits kunstschilder

Thomas Gainsborough englischer Maler

Thomas Gainsborough malarz angielski

Thomas Gainsborough peintre anglais

Thomas Gainsborough pittore inglese

Thomas Gainsbro

Tomas Gejnsboro

Τόμας Γκαίνσμπορω Άγγλος ζωγράφος

Гейнсборо, Томас 1727-1788

Томас Гейнзбъро

Томас Гейнсбара

Томас Гейнсборо

Томас Гејнсборо

Թոմաս Գեյնսբորո

תומאס גיינסבורו

توماس جاينزبورو

توماس گینزبارو نقاش بریتانیایی

ทอมัส เกนส์เบรอ

သောမတ် ဂိန်းစဗားရား

토머스 게인즈버러

ゲインズバラ

トマス・ゲインズバラ

托馬斯·庚斯博羅

Languages
English (295)

French (14)

German (12)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Thomas Gainsborough : a country lifeGainsboroughThomas Gainsborough and the modern womanGainsborough at Gainsborough's HouseThe dark side of the landscape : the rural poor in English painting, 1730-1840The paintings of Thomas GainsboroughThomas Gainsborough : 1727-1788