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Portrait of Francis Bennett (1712-1790), ca. 1766

Oil on canvas
30 1/8 × 25 in
76.5 × 63.5 cm
This is a unique work.
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New Orleans
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M.S. Rau Antiques
New Orleans
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This exceptionally rare portrait was composed by renowned British painter Thomas Gainsborough, one …

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This exceptionally rare portrait was composed by renowned British painter Thomas Gainsborough, one of the most recognizable names in 18th-century art. The portrait was painted in Bath in 1766, during one of the most significant artistic periods of Gainsborough's career. Just three years later in 1769, he would be …

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Thomas Gainsborough
British, 1727–1788
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Thomas Gainsborough was considered by his peers to be one of the great masters of portraiture, and …

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Thomas Gainsborough was considered by his peers to be one of the great masters of portraiture, and by historians to have shaped the English painting tradition. Gainsborough was taught originally by engraver Hubert Gravelot, and developed a mature style characterized by feathery brushwork and distinctly contemporary …

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New Orleans
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This exceptionally rare portrait was composed by renowned British painter Thomas Gainsborough, one …

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This exceptionally rare portrait was composed by renowned British painter Thomas Gainsborough, one of the most recognizable names in 18th-century art. The portrait was painted in Bath in 1766, during one of the most significant artistic periods of Gainsborough's career. Just three years later in 1769, he would be …

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Thomas Gainsborough
British, 1727–1788
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Thomas Gainsborough was considered by his peers to be one of the great masters of portraiture, and …

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Thomas Gainsborough was considered by his peers to be one of the great masters of portraiture, and by historians to have shaped the English painting tradition. Gainsborough was taught originally by engraver Hubert Gravelot, and developed a mature style characterized by feathery brushwork and distinctly contemporary …

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Portrait of Francis Bennett (1712-1790), ca. 1766

Oil on canvas
30 1/8 × 25 in
76.5 × 63.5 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
New Orleans
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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