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date: 28 January 2021

Gainsborough, Thomaslocked

(1727–1788)
  • Hugh Belsey

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Gainsborough, Thomas (1727–1788), painter and printmaker, was probably born in Sudbury, Suffolk, and was baptized there at the Independent Meeting-House in Friars Street on 14 May 1727, the fifth son and ninth child of John Gainsborough (c.1683–1748), publican, clothier, and postmaster, and his wife, ...

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