Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough’s Going to Market, Early Morning, considered a masterpiece of 18th-century British landscapes, set a new record for the artist at auction this week. Selling…

Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788) rose to become one of the most fashionable artists of eighteenth-century Britain, relying on commissioned portraits of royalty and aristocrats to make his living as…

Joshua Reynolds and Thomas Gainsborough were Georgian art superstars and friendly rivals. The Royal Academy's annual Summer Exhibition was the perfect setting for them to go head to head, as…