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DUPONT, Gainsborough (1754 - 1797), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUPONT, Gainsborough (1754 - 1797), Painter, engraver

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British, 18th century, male.

Born c. 1754; died 1797, in London.

Painter, engraver. Portraits, landscapes, landscapes with figures, architectural views.

Gainsborough Dupont was a nephew and pupil of Thomas Gainsborough. He chiefly worked at mezzotint engraving, particularly when working in the style of Gainsborough, whose style he could render very expressively. Among his best plates are George III, Queen Charlotte and General Conway, all

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