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Adolphus Frederik. Thomas Gainsborough, London

THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH, Born 1727 at Sudbury, died 2nd August 1788 at London. Pupil of Francis Hayman. - Besides Reynolds the most important English Portrait painter of the 18th Century. He also painted charming landscapes.

German
after 1906
Publisher Stengel & Co. (Dutch, 1885 - 1945)


Dimensions

Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2015.3845

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint.
Stengel & Co., G.m.b.H., Dresden 29278
Made in Germany.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder