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Thomas Gainsborough  1727-1788, UK

 

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Country
USA 30
United Kingdom 8
Spain 2
Netherlands 2
Germany 2




to top Most exhibitions shown with:

Artist Rank
Joshua Reynolds    14
Joseph Mallord William Turner    13
John Constable    11
Edgar Degas  218 8




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, USA 3
  The National Gallery of Art, USA 3



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14.5.1727 Born in Sudbury, Suffolk, England (UK)


2.8.1788 Died in London, England (UK)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 51  Please report missing Information



to top Solo shows   10


2013
   Thomas Gainsborough - Rijksmuseum Twenthe - Museum voor oude en moderne kunst, Enschede

2012
   Ladies & Gentlemen - Rijksmuseum Twenthe - Museum voor oude en moderne kunst, Enschede
   Gainsborough´s landscapes: Themes and variations - Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Warwickshire (England)

2011
   Thomas Gainsborough and the Modern Woman - San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA

2010
   Thomas Gainsborough and the Modern Woman - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

2003
Description  Thomas Gainsborough - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
   Thomas Gainsborough, 1727-1788 - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1998
   Thomas Gainsborough - Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara (FE)

1983
   Gainsborough Drawings - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1931
   Exhibition of paintings and drawings by Thomas Gainsborough, R.A - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

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to top Group shows   41


2013
   Making faces - Falmouth Art Gallery, Falmouth, Cornwall (England)
   Master Drawings - The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford (England)
   Seducidos por el arte. Pasado y presente de la fotografía - CaixaForum Barcelona, Barcelona
   Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London - Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

2012
   Constable, Gainsborough, Turner and the Making of Landscape - Royal Academy of Arts, London (England)
   Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
   Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   The Golden Age of Painting, 1600–1800, from the Speed Art Museum - Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
   The Family in British Art - Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery , Sheffield

2011
   The Lure of Myth - The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA
   British Watercolours 1760–1900 - NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
   Falmouth Frameworks - Falmouth Art Gallery, Falmouth, Cornwall (England)
   Luminous Paper: British Watercolors and Drawings - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
   Romantic Nature: British and French Landscapes - Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute - The Clark, Williamstown, MA

2009
   Bound by Fashion: The Corset in European Art - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
   Town & Country: British Taste in the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries - SCAD Museum of Art , Savannah, GA

2008
   Great British Art: 200 Years of Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints from The Bank of New York Mellon Collection - Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA

2007
   The Changing Face Of Childhood - Dulwich Picture Gallery, London (England)
   Gainsborough, Constable, and Turner: The Manton Collection - Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute - The Clark, Williamstown, MA
   Titled/Untitled - Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore, Co. Waterford
   Private Treasures: Four Centuries of European Master Drawings - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Die Entdeckung der Kindheit - Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main
   Masterpieces - European Art from the Collection - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Passion and Politics - Two centuries of British art - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
   Through British Eyes: British Art at the Mead - Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA

2006
   Grandes Maestros de la Pintura Europea del Metropolitan Museum of Art de Nueva York - MNAC Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona
   Then And Now: Highlights From The Usc Fisher Gallery Collections - USC Fisher Museum - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
   Five centuries of European Portraiture - Nagoya - Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Nagoya
Description  Körper, Gesicht und Seele; Vom 16. bis zum 21. Jahrhundert - Leopold Museum, Vienna
   18th- And 19th-century English Paintings From The Cma - The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH

2005
   To Observe & Imagine - Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburg, PA
   Pictures of Innocence: Children in 18th Century Portraiture - Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria (England)

2004
   Masterpieces from the Rau Collection - The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

2002
   Mask or Mirror? A Play of Portraits - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
   Obras maestras de la pintura europea. Colección Rau - Museo Nacional de Colombia, Bogota

2001
   Antiquities to Impressionism: The William A. Clark Collection - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1999
   From Adam and Eve to Bubbleboy - Selections from the Collection - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY

1998
   Bilder und immer wieder Bilder. Fontane und die bildende Kunst - Kulturforum Potsdamer Platz, Berlin

1984
   Master European Drawings From The National Gallery Of Ireland - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

1965
   He Romantic Era: Birth And Flowering 1750 - 1850 - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

1941
   Early British Masters - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

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 Dealer Directory  3

United Kingdom

 Lowell Libson Ltd, London (England)
 William Weston Gallery, London (England)

USA

 Richard L. Feigen & Co, New York City, NY

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Australia

 Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
 Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
 NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC

Brazil

 Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, São Paulo

Croatia

 Muzej Mimara, Zagreb

France

 Musée du Louvre, Paris

Germany

 Staatliches Museum Schwerin, Schwerin

Ireland (Republic)

 National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

Japan

 Koriyama City Museum of Art, Koriyama
 Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka
 Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi

New Zealand

 Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin

South Africa

 South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town

Spain

 Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid

United Kingdom

 The Holburne Museum, Bath, Somerset (England)
 The Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, Somerset (England)
 Ulster Museum, Belfast (Northern Ireland)
 Bristol's City Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol (England)
 National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff (Wales)
 Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds (England)
 Sudley House, Liverpool (England)
 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (England)
 The National Gallery, London (England)
 Tate Britain, London (England)
 Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight
 Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery , Sheffield
 Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton (England)
 Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton (England)

USA

 MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
 Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
 Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
 Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
 The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
 MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
 The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
 Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
 The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
 Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT
 The Frick Collection, New York City, NY
 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
 The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA
 Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
 Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN
 Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
 Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute - The Clark, Williamstown, MA

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