Thomas Gainsborough

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Style: Rococo;Classicism;Romanticism

Place: Sudbury

Born: 1727

Death: 1788

Nationality: United Kingdom

Biography:

Thomas Gainsborough (christened 14 May 1727 - 2 August 1788) was an English portrait and landscape painter. Suffolk Thomas Gainsborough was born in Sudbury, Suffolk. He was the youngest son of John Gainsborough, a weaver and maker of woolen goods. At the age of thirteen he impressed his father with his penciling skills so that he let him go to Lond...