Thomas Gainsborough, R.A.

Preferred Media: Painting
Born: 1727 in Sudbury, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2 August 1788
Nationality: British
Category of Membership: Foundation Member
Elected R.A: 10 Dec 1768
 
Works of Art: 21
Books: 9
Archives: 44
Works by

The Suffolk Plough   
The Suffolk Plough
ca. 1753
Thomas Gainsborough
  

Three Cows on a Hillside   
Three Cows on a Hillside
c. 1795
Thomas Gainsborough
  

Mountainous Wooded Landscape with Figures...   
Mountainous Wooded Landscape with Figures...
ca. 1783
Thomas Gainsborough
  

The Windmill   
The Windmill
1 February 1782
Thomas Gainsborough
  

The Gipsies   
The Gipsies
c. 1754
Thomas Gainsborough
  

The Gipsies   
The Gipsies
1764
Thomas Gainsborough
  
 

Romantic Landscape with Sheep at...   
Romantic Landscape with Sheep at...
ca. 1783
Thomas Gainsborough
  

A wooded landscape   
A wooded landscape
late 1740s
Thomas Gainsborough
  

Wooded landscape   
Wooded landscape
late 1740s
Thomas Gainsborough
  

Self-portrait of Thomas Gainsborough, R.A.   
Self-portrait of Thomas Gainsborough, R.A.
ca. 1787
Thomas Gainsborough
  
Works after

Peasants going to Market   
Peasants going to Market
1 August 1802
Francesco Bartolozzi
  

Portrait of Dr. Ralph Schomberg   
Portrait of Dr. Ralph Schomberg
William Thomas Fry
  

The Cottage Door, by Thomas...   
The Cottage Door, by Thomas...
Thomas Gainsborough
  

Portrait of David Garrick   
Portrait of David Garrick
1 November 1776
Thomas Gainsborough
  

Self-portrait   
Self-portrait
1 January 1798
Thomas Gainsborough
  

The Rural Lovers   
The Rural Lovers
4 August 1760
Thomas Gainsborough
  
 

The Woodman   
The Woodman
November 1830
David Lucas
  

The Young Cottagers   
The Young Cottagers
1 October 1828
Henry Robinson
  
Works associated with

Small male figure lying down   
Small male figure lying down
by 1798
Thomas Gainsborough
  

Male figure lying down   
Male figure lying down
by 1788
Thomas Gainsborough
  

Landscape with a bridge   
Landscape with a bridge
early 19th century?
Unidentified artist
  

Britton, John   The fine arts of the English school; illustrated by a series of engravings, from paintings, sculpture, and architecture, of eminent English artists: with ample biographical, critical, and descriptive essays, by various authors; edited and partly written by John Britton, F.S.A. - London 1812   
07/695   
Gower, Ronald Charles Sutherland-Leveson-   Drawings of Gainsborough - London ; New York [1906]   
14/1961   
A Collection Of Prints Illustrative Of English Scenery, From The Drawings And Sketches Of Thos. Gainsborough, R.A. In The Various Collections Of The Right Honourable Baroness Lucas; Viscount Palmerston; George Hibbert, Esq.; Dr. Monro, And Several Other Gentlemen. -   - London: 1819.   
07/3149   
Fulcher, George Williams   Life Of Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. By The Late George Williams Fulcher, Edited By His Son. - London: 1856.   
05/3639   
Thicknesse, Philip   A Sketch Of The Life And Paintings Of Thomas Gainsborough, Esq. By Philip Thicknesse. - [London:] 1788.   
05/3636   
Studies of Figures by Gainsborough Executed In Exact Imitation Of The Originals, By Richard Lane   - London. Jan. 1. 1825.   
04/3126   
The Royal Gallery Of British Art.   - London: [ca. 1851?]   
05/818   
The Royal Gallery Of British Art.   - London: [ca. 1851?]   
05/806   
Kirby, Joshua   Dr. Brook Taylor's Method of Perspective Made Easy, Both in Theory and Practice. In Two Books. Being An Attempt to make the Art of Perspective easy and familiar; To Adapt it intirely to the Arts of Design; And To make it an entertaining Study to any Gentleman who shall chuse so polite an Amusement. By Joshua Kirby, Painter. Illustrated with Fifty Copper Plates; most of which are Engrav'd by the Author. ... Book I. - Ipswich: [1754]   
03/2826   
RAA/LIB/7/3    Ben. de Cosson, 20 Redcliffe Gardens, South Kensington, to the Secretary    26 Feb 1880    Item   
RI2/54    [incomplete] Typescript essay on Thomas Gainsborough    [c.1900]    Item   
RI2/53    [incomplete] Draft of an essay on Thomas Gainsborough    [c.1890-1900]    Item   
WA/5    Commonplace book containing conversations with James Northcote    1813-1821    Item   
GAI    Gainsborough letters    c.1767-1788    Fonds   
CA/7    Catalogue of an exhibition of drawings, No.9 Soho Square, including two moonlights, by Gainsborough exhibited by artificial light, with Callcott mss inserted    1824    Item   
HU//7/67    Ozias Humphry, 39 Thornhaugh Street, Bedford Suqare, to James White, Exeter    4 Aug 1809    Item   
AND/7/170    [copy] Newspaper advertisement about the sale of the effects of Thomas Gainsborough    May 1789]    Item   
AND/7/96    Extract from iWoodfall's Register/i    2 Aug 1788    Item   
AND/7/32    Newspaper cuttings pasted on the reverse of an engraving after Reynolds by S.W. Reynolds    [c.1787]    Item   
AND/7/9    Anderdon's notes on the grave of Thomas Gainsborough    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/7/1    Introductory page to volume 4 [7]    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/5/163    Anderdon's biographical notes on Thomas Gainsborough    11 Jul 1865    Item   
AND/5/157    [copy] Extract from a newspaper relating to the withdrawal of Thomas Gainsborough from Academy exhibitions    23 Apr 1784    Item   
AND/5/123    Newspaper cutting, signed "J.S." and relating to Thomas Gainsborough    [c.1850]    Item   
AND/5/109    Anderdon's notes on the burial locations of Thomas Gainsborough and Jeremiah Meyer    1 Feb 1863    Item   
AND/5/31    Pages 5 and 6 of the 1782 Academy exhibition catalogue    1782    Item   
JU/1/60    Thomas Gainsborough [to an unidentified recipient]    c. 1770    Item   
AND/4/19    Photographic reproduction of Thomas Gainsborough's portrait of his wife Margaret Gainsborough    16 Apr 1863    Item   
AND/3/111    [incomplete copy] [Thomas Gainsborough], to Hon. Mr. Stratford    [c.1777]    Item   
AND/4/90    Anderdon's notes on exhibit #62, by Thomas Gainsborough    [c.1870]    Item   
HU/1/38    Memoir of Ozias Humphry, cont'd    [c.1802]    Item   
HU/1/37    Memoir of Ozias Humphry, cont'd    [c.1802]    Item   
HU/1/36    Memoir of Ozias Humphry, cont'd    [c.1802]    Item   
HU/1/35    Memoir of Ozias Humphry, cont'd    [c.1802]    Item   
HU/1/33    Memoir of Ozias Humphry, cont'd    [c.1802]    Item   
RAA/LIB/2/72    Thomas Gainsborough, member's file    1882-1927    File   
AND/1/40    Note by Anderdon on the ages of the "great founders of this new school of art"    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/1/37    Notes by Anderdon    [c.1870]    Item   
SA/34/15    Thomas Gainsborough, Bath, to Joshua Kirby    05 Dec 1768    Item   
LAW/6/5    Thomas Lawrence, manuscript discourse    10 Dec 1829    Item   
SA/18/13    Thomas Gainsborough, Bath, to Joshua Kirby    05 Dec 1768    piece   
LAW/4/2    Thomas Lawrence, to Charles Eastlake, Rome    12 Feb 1822    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/45    Press cutting of announcement of sale of works by the late Thomas Gainsborough    1789    Item   
LAW/1/23    Sophia Lee, to Thomas Lawrence, 41 Jermyn Street    [9 Nov 1790]    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/4    Letter from T. Gainsborough to Newton    [Apr 1783]    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/3    Letter from Gainsborough to the Committee of gentlemen appointed to hang the Pictures at the Royal Exhibition [the Hanging Committee]    Saturday Morn [Apr] 1783    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/2    Part of a letter from T. Gainsborough [to the Secretary, or the Hanging Committee]    [Apr] 1784    Item   
GRI/3/290    J.E. Denison, House of Commons, to George Richmond    02 [c.1859]    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/35    Correspondence relating to Thomas Gainsborough, RA    c. 1780 - 1800    Sub-series   
RAA/GA/1/1    General Assembly minutes, vol. 1    14 Dec 1768 - 10 Dec 1796    Item   
RAA/PC/1/24    Council minutes, vol. 24    09 May 1918 - 31 Jul 1923    Item   
RAA/PC/1/19    Council minutes, vol. 19    10 Jan 1888 - 14 Dec 1893    Item   
RAA/PC/1/1    Council minutes, vol. 1    20 Dec 1768 - 31 Dec 1784    Item