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Gainsborough Dupont (British ) Portrait of Anthony Atkinson reading a book Inscribed and dated below: Anthony Atkinson-Obit 5, graphite with red chalk, the sheet laid on a purple wash line mount with a black border. Description: Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. (British, ) "Portrait of Gainsborough Dupont (), the Artist's Nephew", ca. oil on canvas . DUPONT, Richard Gainsborough. - Richard Gainsborough Dupont, was born at Sudbury, Suffolk in , son of Richard Dupont (), maltster of Market Place, Sudbury, brother of artist Thomas Gainsborough’s nephew, and his wife Jane née Clarke () of Clare, Suffolk, who married in December A Biography (Art Ebook) | Gainsborough | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.
The portrait was identified as Dupont, Gainsborough’s nephew and apprentice, in by the art historian Susan Sloman. Philip Thicknesse, a close friend of . A tale of two Gainsboroughs Although the first document linking Gainsborough Dupont to his uncle is an apprenticeship contract dated 12th January , it seems very likely he was a member of Thomas Gainsborough ’s household in Bath from the mids. Book an Adult or Senior ticket and receive 50% off tickets for two to four children (aged 12 – 18) For more information on online and telephone ticket bookings please see Terms and Conditions The Conservation of Gainsborough Dupont. The discovery was made by art historian Hugh Belsey, an authority on Thomas Gainsborough, during research for his upcoming book. The portrait of a member of the Donnithorne family was originally believed to have been painted by Gainsborough Dupont, Thomas Gainsborough’s nephew and sole apprentice, but Belsey confirmed, after an inspection.
Gainsborough Dupont was born in Sudbury, Suffolk, on 24 December , the third son of Philip Dupont and Thomas Gainsborough’s sister Sarah. In the s Dupont was sent to Bath to be raised by his aunt Mary Gibbon, the recently widowed sister of Thomas and Sarah, who set up a millinery shop there beside her brother’s studio in The portrait was only identified as being Dupont in , by Susan Sloman, author of “Gainsborough in Bath” and a contributor to the exhibition book. During treatment and varnish removal. Gainsborough Dupont – (bapt. Sudbury, Suffolk, 28 Apr. ; d London, 4 Jan. ). English painter and engraver, the nephew and only assistant of Thomas Gainsborough. He made copies and mezzotints of his uncle's pictures, completed others left unfinished at his death, and painted some original works in his manner. View profile. This book sets Gainsborough's art within its social and cultural contexts, shedding new light on the art worlds of London and the English provinces and on the ways in which Gainsborough's painting would have been seen and understood by his contemporaries.".