Saturday, August 18, 2007

Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788)

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English painter (1727-1788). With rival Joshua Reynolds, the dominant English portraist of the second half of the 18th century. Thomas Gainsborough painted more from his observations of nature than from any application of formal rules. His best works, such as Portrait of Mrs. Graham and Mary and Margaret: The Painter's Daughters, display the uniqueness (individuality) of his subjects. [This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and uses material adapted in whole or in part from the Wikipedia article on Thomas Gainsborough.]

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