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)

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* 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

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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The Masters of Art Super Set allows you to purchase the entire series in a single purchase, while taking advantage of a special discounted price: 10% off. Once you have completed payment, all the titles in that series will be available to download in the My Account section. See the Super Set here.