Definition of Gainsborough

1. Noun. English portrait and landscape painter (1727-1788).

Exact synonyms: Thomas Gainsborough
Generic synonyms: Painter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gainsborough

Gaffky scale
Gaffky table
Gaibandha District
Gaillardia pulchella
Gainsborough (current term)
Gairdner's disease
Gaisbock's syndrome
Gaius Caesar
Gaius Flaminius
Gaius Julius Caesar
Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus
Gaius Octavianus
Gaius Petronius
Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus

Literary usage of Gainsborough

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"The relations of Gainsborough and Sir Joshua, of Gainsborough and the Academy, had always been somewhat strained. Gainsborough's treatment of both was ..."

2. A.L.A. Portrait Index: Index to Portraits Contained in Printed Books and by American Library Association (1906)
"Gainsborough p.* (with her sister Mary, child рог. pose, of Rev. ... T. Gainsborough p. Francesco Bartolozzi del.* HARPER'S mag. (1889) 78:967. ..."

3. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"FROM LINCOLN TO Gainsborough, 16 M.. railway in 20-30 min., ... Gainsborough i» the St. Ogg's of the 'Mill on the Floss'. ..."

4. Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Artists by Elbert Hubbard (1902)
"Mrs. Gainsborough once said she would prefer Mephisto to Thicknesse, because Mephisto had a sense of humor. Very often they naturally referred to Thicknesse ..."

5. Lincolnshire Pedigrees by A R (Arthur Roland) Maddison, Arthur Staunton Larken (1903)
"Thomas Hickman, 2nd surviving son, bapt. at Gainsborough 21 Feb. ... 1643 ; died 28, bur. at Gainsborough 29 May 1650. liam, Lord Willoughby of Parham; ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1879)
"These beds occur to the south of Gainsborough, on the Great Northern line between Doncaster and Lincoln, and were discovered through the lowering of the ..."

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