A Long Apprenticeship: Thomas Gainsborough's Early Work

A Long Apprenticeship: Thomas Gainsborough's Early Work 

When:
Thursday 29 November 2012,  6.30pm8pm
Where:
Soundings Theatre, Level 2
Cost:
Friends of Te Papa $10, students/child $5, public $15
Type:
 
In this illustrated presentation, visiting British specialist Hugh Belsey looks at the early work of Thomas Gainsborough. Gainsborough was one of England's leading portrait painters in the 18th century, and his work is featured in Angels & Aristocrats.

Hugh Belsey

Hugh Belsey is Senior Research Fellow at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London. He is an internationally recognised expert on Gainsborough and is currently completing the definitive catalogue of his portraits. This work has brought him to New Zealand.

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