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Thomas Gainsborough

Painter (14-May-1727 — 2-Aug-1788)


Adrienne Corri. The Search for Gainsborough. London: Jonathan Cape. 1984. 278pp.

Geoffrey Williamson. The Ingenious Mr. Gainsborough: A Biographical Study. London: Robert Hale. 1972. 224pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.559)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.379)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.192)

  9. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.234)

  10. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.124)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.72)

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