Gainsborough [Book Of The Week]

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0120170807

A legacy from his uncle gives 13-year-old Thomas the means to go to London to study art.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0220170808

Gainsborough begins to get important portrait commissions.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0320170809

Gainsborough moves to Bath to paint portraits of wealthy tourists.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

042017081120170810 (R4)

Gainsborough is observed in his studio using some unusual painting techniques.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0520170811

As he approaches the end, Gainsborough reconciles with an old rival.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres