Gainsborough (Phaidon Colour Library)

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Thomas Gainsborough (1727-88) was one of the most brilliant portrait painters of the eighteenth century, surpassing his great rival Reynolds with his ability to capture a likeness and in his superb handling of paint. He was also a talented and sensitive landscape painter and has been hailed as the father of the British landscape schools, paving the way for artists such as Constable and Turner.

This book contains many of Gainsborough’s most famous works. Including Mr and Mrs Andrews and The Blue Boy, and also many lesser-known and revealing works.

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Product Code 1015251
ISBN 9780714831787
Artist Gainsborough
Author Nicola Kalinsky
b&W illustrations 36
colour illustrations 50
Format Paperback
Pages 128
Published September 1995
Publisher Phaidon
Dimensions 225 mm X 305 mm

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