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Gainsborough, Thomas (1727–1788)

Ian G. Lumsden

in Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780195104301
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780195187618
Gainsborough, Thomas (1727–1788)

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(1727–1788), English painter.

Having left Sudbury, East Anglia, for London at the age of thirteen, Gainsborough soon became

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Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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