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Gainsborough, Thomas

Line breaks: Thomas Gains|bor¦ough
Pronunciation: /ˈɡeɪnzbərə
 
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Definition of Gainsborough, Thomas in English:

( 1727–88), English painter. He was famous for his society portraits, including Mr and Mrs Andrews (1748) and The Blue Boy (circa 1770), and for landscapes such as The Watering Place (1777).

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