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Delphi Complete Works of Thomas Gainsborough

by Thomas Gainsborough

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The portrait and landscape painter Thomas Gainsborough was the dominant British portraitist of the second half of the eighteenth century. Credited as a founder of the British landscape school, Gainsborough sought to change the artistic tastes of his day, establishing an original and innovative approach to high art. Delphi's Masters of Art Series presents the world's first digital e-Art books, allowing readers to explore the works of great artists in comprehensive detail. This volume presents Gainsborough's complete paintings in beautiful detail, with concise introductions, hundreds of high quality images and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

  • The complete paintings of Thomas Gainsborough — over 550 paintings, fully indexed and arranged in chronological and alphabetical order

  • Includes reproductions of rare works

  • Features a special 'Highlights' section, with concise introductions to the masterpieces, giving valuable contextual information

  • Enlarged 'Detail' images, allowing you to explore Gainsborough's celebrated works in detail, as featured in traditional art books

  • Hundreds of images in colour – highly recommended for viewing on tablets and smart phones or as a valuable reference tool on more conventional eReaders

  • Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the paintings

  • Easily locate the paintings you wish to view

  • Includes a selection of Gainsborough's drawings - explore the artist's varied works

  • Features two bonus biographies - discover Gainsborough's artistic and personal life

  • Scholarly ordering of plates into chronological order

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    CONTENTS:

    The Highlights

    GAINSBOROUGH'S FOREST

    MR. AND MRS. ANDREWS

    JOHN PLAMPIN

    THE PAINTER'S DAUGHTERS CHASING A BUTTERFLY

    SELF PORTRAIT

    MARY, COUNTESS HOWE

    THE HARVEST WAGGON

    THE BLUE BOY

    THE LINLEY SISTERS

    THE WATERING PLACE

    JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH

    MRS. GAINSBOROUGH

    GIRL WITH PIGS

    GIOVANNI BACCELLI

    SHEPHERD BOYS WITH DOGS FIGHTING

    PORTRAIT OF THE THREE ELDEST PRINCESSES: CHARLOTTE, PRINCESS ROYAL, AUGUSTA AND ELIZABETH

    MRS. SIDDONS

    MRS. RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN

    THE MORNING WALK

    GIRL WITH DOG AND PITCHER

    The Paintings

    THE COMPLETE PAINTINGS

    ALPHABETICAL LIST OF PAINTINGS

    Selected Drawings

    LIST OF DRAWINGS

    The Biographies

    GAINSBOROUGH by Max Rothschild

    BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH by William Cosmo Monkhouse

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  • Publication Details

    Publisher:
    PublishDrive
    Imprint:
    Delphi Classics
    Publication Date:
    2016

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