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Publisher Description

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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GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
RELEASED
2016
August 3
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
1,894
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SELLER
DELPHI CLASSICS
SIZE
52.2
MB