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Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788), painter and printmaker

Hugh Belsey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10282
Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788), painter and printmaker

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Early years | Marriage; return to Suffolk | Move to Bath | Royal Academician | Move to London | Fancy pictures | Drawing the line | The fag End of Life | Death and reputation

Reference Entry.  7500 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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