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Gainsborough: the life and work of the artist

Giuseppe Gatt

Gainsborough: the life and work of the artist

illustrated with 80 colour plates, translated from the Italian by Pearl Sanders.

by Giuseppe Gatt

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 17.

    SeriesDolphin art books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND497.G2 G33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4938331M
    LC Control Number76365553

    This book is a comprehensive look into Amedeo Modigliani life and his works. With over works, it’s one of the most complete books on the market. .   James Hamilton is an art and cultural historian. His books include TURNER: A LIFE, FARADAY: THE LIFE, shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and A STRANGE BUSINESS: MAKING ART AND MONEY IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN, which in was named Art Book of the Year by the SUNDAY TIMES/5(23).

    a. painted six years after the event from sketches the artist made b. painted from life while the artist witnessed the actual event c. painted from a photograph taken of the actual event d. based on images from the artist's imagination of the event. Gainsborough became THE artist to have paint your portrait in England in the mid s. One of the reasons people especially loved his work was that they could sit in the comfort of their home or in a nice studio, and Gainsborough would imagine them beside a beautiful lake or a picturesque farming valley or in the heart of an enchanted looking.

      The portraits, landscapes, and fancy pictures of Thomas Gainsborough (–) are works of extraordinary beauty, complexity, and subtlety. In this sumptuously illustrated book, 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. Full text of "Thomas Gainsborough: His Life, Work, Friends, and Sitters" See other formats.


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Gainsborough: the life and work of the artist by Giuseppe Gatt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Thomas Gainsborough () was one of the masters of eighteenth-century art. This book, published to accompany a major international exhibition covering the artist's entire career, reveals the sheer range, quality, and originality of Gainsborough's work from his engagingly naturalistic landscapes and touching images of children to his sophisticated and glamorous society portraits/5(7).

Get this from a library. Gainsborough: [the life and work of the artist. [Giuseppe Gatt]. ** Selected as a Book of the Year in The Times, Sunday Times and Observer ** 'Compulsively readable - the pages seem to turn themselves' John Carey, Sunday Times 'Brings one of the very greatest [artists] vividly to life' Literary Review.

Thomas Gainsborough lived as if electricity shot through his sinews and crackled at his finger ends/5(16). Gainsborough: Paintings and drawings [Gainsborough, Thomas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Gainsborough: Paintings and drawings out of 5 stars Nice overview of the great man's work. Verified Purchase. Very good older book on this artist. Mid 70s. Was expecting the hardback but got a soft back.

No big deal but Cited by: 5. Summary of Thomas Gainsborough. Thomas Gainsborough achieved name and fame as the best-known English artist of the 18 th century for his outstanding innovations and techniques in both landscape and portraiture.

Having been introduced to the Rococo style of art in the early part of his career, Gainsborough's works echoed luxury and leisure of aristocratic society through Nationality: British. Gainsborough: the life and work of the artist. London, Thames & Hudson, (OCoLC) Named Person: Thomas Gainsborough; Thomas Gainsborough; Thomas Gainsborough: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Giuseppe Gatt.

Life and work. Mary Woodall was born in Chelsea, west London, into the "industrial aristocracy".Her father was Henry Woodall, director of the Gas Light and Coke Company and son of Corbet Woodall, also in the energy mother was his wife Bertha (née Nettlefold), whose family wealth came from an engineering firm bearing their name.

She attended. Gainsborough’s Family Album is at the National Portrait Gallery, London, until 3 February Three stars of the show Mary and Margaret. Gainsborough by Sir Walter Armstrong (full view) Thomas Gainsborough, A Record of His Life and Works by N D'Anvers (full view) Thomas Gainsborough by Lord Ronald Sutherland Gower, Thomas Gainsborough (full view) Thomas Gainsborough, His Life, Work, Friends, and Sitters by William Biggs Boulton (full view) Thomas Gainsborough.

January edition of Gainsborough Life Magazine surgery and took over dental work. The first English book on dentistry was The Operator for the Teeth by. Gainsborough painted many important musicians and composers, including Johann Christian Bach (son of the great John Sebastian).

There is an endearing anecdote in the book about how the young and impish Gainsborough was not fully respected at his local music (i.e. drinking) club.5/5(7). Artist page for Thomas Gainsborough (–) The portrait and landscape painter Thomas Gainsborough was born at Sudbury, Suffolk, the fifth son of a cloth merchant.

He was apprenticed at the age of thirteen to a London silversmith, and was taught by Hubert Gravelot, a French book. This served to fill in the gaps: slowly but surely the extent of Gainsborough's genius becomes clear, painted against a backdrop of a Britain Each volume not only represents the titular artist - their history, education, work and life - but also details about other artists, the society they live in, social events literally 'The World of'/5.

Connecting Gainsborough members. A place for anyone and everyone to let the people of Gainsborough know what is happening in the area. Both families were well known to Gainsborough, with a one-time friendship between the artist and Mr Andrews. But far from being a treasured gift, Hamilton said, the painting in fact disappeared Author: Hannah Furness.

When the artist sensed an aberration in his neck init was diagnosed as cancer. Gainsborough however, euphemistically referred to it as "Lieutenant Colonel" as it commanded and took control over his life. Realizing the imminence of death, his artistic urge propelled him to make the most out of the fading time.

Gainsborough by James Hamilton review – the painter’s secret sauciness An astute biography casts a new light on famous paintings and underlines the importance of the artist’s risque private life.

‘The Artist with his Wife Margaret and Eldest Daughter Mary,’ circa ‘I am sick of portraits and wish very much to take up my viola da gamba and walk off to some sweet village where I can paint landscapes and enjoy the fag end of life in quietness and ease,” so complained 18th century British artist Thomas Gainsborough.

Art and Beauty: The Life and Work of William Morris (2nd lecture in the series)» About Gainsborough’s House Thomas Gainsborough () was born in Sudbury and baptised at the Independent Meeting-House in Friars Street on 14 Maythe fifth son and ninth child of John and Mary Gainsborough.

GAINSBOROUGH'S EARLY LIFE—IPSWICH AND BATH. Thomas Gainsborough was born at Sudbury in Suffolk in May ; he was thus four years younger than Reynolds, thirteen years younger than Wilson. He came from a respectable family of old standing and in comfortable circumstances.

His father, John Gainsborough, was a clothier by trade, and of his. Gainsborough, A Portrait by James Hamilton is much, much more than a biography of a painter, though if it were only that it would still be a masterpiece of its genre.

Thomas Gainsborough was born in Suffolk in and died in London in He spent his early years in Suffolk, was apprenticed in London as an engraver/5.Gainsborough Life Magazine September EDITION.

STEP BACK IN TIME Two fantastic events at Gainsborough Heritage Centre. 1 Thursday17// M  Hamilton is fascinating on Gainsborough's experimental and innovative technique, how he moved from what he calls the 'dabbing' of the artist's early paintings, with their more doll-like figures and outlines, to the characteristic loose sweeps, the 'brushing' style of his later work' - Lucy Lethbridge, The Financial TimesPages: