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 (gānz′bûr′ō, -bər-ə), Thomas 1727-1788.
British portrait and landscape painter. His masterpieces include The Harvest Wagon (1767) and The Blue Boy (1770).
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(ˈɡeɪnzbərə; -brə)
(Biography) Thomas. 1727–88, English painter, noted particularly for his informal portraits and for his naturalistic landscapes
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(ˈgeɪnzˌbɜr oʊ, -ˌbʌr oʊ; Brit. -bər ə)

Thomas, 1727–88, English painter.
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She has a sweet Gainsborough head, and a great Gainsborough hat, with a mighty plume in front of it, which makes a shadow over her quiet English eyes.
Even personal experience of these facts was not always a protection from the chill that descended on one in the high-ceilinged white-walled Madison Avenue drawing-room, with the pale brocaded armchairs so obviously uncovered for the occasion, and the gauze still veiling the ormolu mantel ornaments and the beautiful old carved frame of Gainsborough's "Lady Angelica du Lac."
Thus they walked down the forest path until they came to the highway, and then along the highway till it split in twain, leading on one hand to Blyth and on the other to Gainsborough. Here the yeomen stopped.
Quoth jolly Robin, "Take thou the road to Gainsborough, and I will take that to Blyth.
"Truly, I am grateful to thee for the thought of me," quoth Little John, "but have no fear, brother; my limbs are stout, and I could run like a hare from here to Gainsborough."
Auctioneer Philip Serrell says: "We can't rely upon such an obvious indication of an artist, so the picture has been catalogued as Circle of Thomas Gainsborough R.A with an estimate of pounds 600-pounds 900.
HARTLEPOOL will relish the prospect of a trip to Leeds after brushing Gainsborough Trinity aside in the FA Cup first round yesterday.
A PAINTING by Thomas Gainsborough valued at over pounds 1.75m is on public view from today at the National Museum and Gallery of Wales, Cardiff.
* Among the cluttered stalls and bellowed bargains of Sudbury's cheerful market place the figure of Thomas Gainsborough stands high on its plinth, holding palette and brushes as if to record the scene.
SOUTH Shields maintained their perfect home record for the season and moved into the Evo-Stik NPL Premier Division's top six with a narrow home win against Gainsborough Trinity.
(BBC1, 9pm) Philip Mould and Fiona Bruce investigate an 18th-century painting which might be a lost landscape by British master of the genre, Thomas Gainsborough. The piece has been in the family of owner Mark Cropper for generations and until the 1970s it was considered to be a Gainsborough.
FAMOUS works of art by old masters Thomas Gainsborough and George Stubbs are coming to the North East.