Thomas Gainsborough.

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[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
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1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 41 min., 58 sec.) : digital, .flv file, sound

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Originally produced by Illuminations Media in 2003.
The perennially popular paintings of Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) have long been recognised as embodying the sophistication and elegance of Georgian England. The inventiveness and complexity of his techniques remain as dazzling today as they were to his contemporaries. He was among the first British artists to show his work in public exhibitions, and throughout his life he was committed to creating a modern art with modern subjects. Produced alongside Tate Britain's major Gainsborough exhibition, this film explores his portraits and his landscapes as well as the sentimental images of children and the poor which seem so alien to sensibilities now. Detailed interviews with the exhibition's curators Michael Rosenthal and Martin Myrone celebrate Gainsborough's achievements at the same time as outlining the historical and social contexts of his work.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

(2014). Thomas Gainsborough . Kanopy Streaming.

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2014. Thomas Gainsborough. Kanopy Streaming.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Thomas Gainsborough Kanopy Streaming, 2014.

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Thomas Gainsborough Kanopy Streaming, 2014.

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