The English Masters: Gainsborough (1996)

Genres - Visual Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Art History, Biography  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |  
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The English Masters: Gainsborough profiles the life and career of esteemed English painter Thomas Gainsborough, an artist best known for his landscape works. Among other artistic periods, the video details Gainsborough's portrait-making phase, during which, according to critics, he successfully captured the spirit of the Englishman. The Blue Boy is one famous example of Gainsborough's larger portraits, one of several life-size, mural-scale works.

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