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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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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