Profile of the Day: Thomas Gainsborough

Posted May 14, 2013 by Amanda | No Comment

Thomas Gainsborough

On May 14, 1727, painter Thomas Gainsborough was born in Sudbury, England. Although he preferred to paint landscapes, Gainsborough’s portrait paintings were well regarded in English society. He painted the portraits of King George III and his queen, and became a founding member of the Royal Academy.

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