Biography of Thomas Gainsborough 1727-1788

Thomas Gainsborough 1727-1788 is in Painters.

Before 14 May 1727 Thomas Gainsborough was born.

On 14 May 1727 Thomas Gainsborough was baptised.

In 1748 Thomas Gainsborough (age 20) and Margaret Somerset were married. She the daughter of Henry Somerset 3rd Duke Beaufort.

In 1765 Thomas Gainsborough (age 37). Portrait of Francis Greville 1st Earl Brooke Warwick Castle.

In 1767 Thomas Gainsborough (age 39). Portrait of George Venables-Vernon 2nd Baron Vernon (age 31). Known as The Hunting Lord.Southampton Art Gallery.

Around 1767 Thomas Gainsborough (age 39). Portrait of Elizabeth Montagu Duchess Buccleuch (age 23).

Elizabeth Montagu Duchess Buccleuch: On 29 May 1743 she was born to George Brudenell aka Montagu 1st Duke Montagu and Mary Montagu Duchess Montagu. On 02 May 1767 Henry Scott 3rd Duke Buccleuch and she were married at Montagu House Whitehall Palace. She by marriage Duchess Buccleuch. She the daughter of George Brudenell aka Montagu 1st Duke Montagu and Mary Montagu Duchess Montagu. They were fourth cousins. He a great x 3 grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

In 1767 Thomas Gainsborough (age 39). Portrait of Augustus John Hervey 3rd Earl Bristol (age 42).

On 10 Dec 1768 the Royal Academy was founded through a personal act of King George III (age 30) "to establish a school or academy of design for the use of students in the arts" with an annual exhibition.

The founder members included:

Joshua Reynolds (age 45); President.

Angelica Kauffmann (age 27); one of two female founding members.

Nathaniel Dance-Holland (age 33)

Francis Cotes (age 42)

Thomas Gainsborough (age 41)

William Tyler (age 40)

William Hoare (age 61)

Johan Joseph Zoffany (age 35).

Around 1770 Thomas Gainsborough (age 42). Portrait of John Russell 4th Duke Bedford (age 59).

1771 Thomas Gainsborough (age 43). Portrait of Barbara Yelverton (age 10).

Barbara Yelverton: On 19 Jun 1760 she was born to Henry Yelverton 3rd Earl of Sussex. On 18 Dec 1775 Colonel Edward Thoroton Gould and she were married at Gretna Green, Dumfrieshire. She the daughter of Henry Yelverton 3rd Earl of Sussex. On 08 Apr 1781 Barbara Yelverton died.

1771 Thomas Gainsborough (age 43). Portrait of Elizabeth Wrottesley Duchess Grafton (age 25).

1774 Thomas Gainsborough (age 46). Portrait of Richard Paul Jodrell of Lewknor Scholar (age 28).

Richard Paul Jodrell of Lewknor Scholar: On 13 Nov 1745 he was born. On 19 May 1772 Richard Paul Jodrell of Lewknor Scholar and Virtue Hase were married. On 26 Jan 1831 Richard Paul Jodrell of Lewknor Scholar died.

In 1775 Thomas Gainsborough (age 47). Portrait of William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh (age 31).

In 1777 Thomas Gainsborough (age 49). Portrait of Henry Frederick Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland and Strathearn (age 31).

Between 1777 and 1788. Thomas Gainsborough (age 49). Portrait of Mary Manners (age 20).

Mary Manners: After 01 Jan 1756 she was born to Robert Manners and Mary Digges. On 31 Jan 1777 William Hamilton Nisbet and she were married. In 1834 Mary Manners died.

In 1777 Thomas Gainsborough (age 49). Portrait of Henry Frederick Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland and Strathearn (age 31).

Around 1778 Thomas Gainsborough (age 50). Portrait of Anne Thistlewayte 5th Countess Chesterfield.

Anne Thistlewayte 5th Countess Chesterfield: She was born to Robert Thistlewayte. On 20 Aug 1777 Philip Stanhope 5th Earl Chesterfield and she were married. She by marriage Countess Chesterfield. In Oct 1798 she died.

Around 1778 Thomas Gainsborough (age 50). Portrait of Grace Elliott.

Around 1778 Thomas Gainsborough (age 50). Portrait of Anne Hamilton (age 11).

Around 1778 Thomas Gainsborough (age 50). Portrait of Philip Stanhope 5th Earl Chesterfield (age 22).

Around 1778 Thomas Gainsborough (age 50). Portrait of Grace Elliott.

Around 1780 Thomas Gainsborough (age 52). Portrait of Arthur Chichester 1st Marquess Donegal (age 40).

In 1780 Thomas Gainsborough (age 52). Portrait of John Montagu 4th Earl Sandwich (age 61).

In 1780 Thomas Gainsborough (age 52). Portrait of John Hobart 2nd Earl Buckinghamshire (age 56).

In 1781 Thomas Gainsborough (age 53). Portrait of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland (age 42).

In 1781 Thomas Gainsborough (age 53). Portrait of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland (age 42).

1781. Thomas Gainsborough (age 53). Portrait of Mary "Perdita" Darby aka Robinson (age 23).

In 1782 Thomas Gainsborough (age 54). Portrait of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland (age 43).

In 1782 Thomas Gainsborough (age 54). Portrait of King George IV of Great Britain and Ireland (age 19).

Around 1782 Thomas Gainsborough (age 54). Portrait of Charles Cornwallis 1st Marquess Cornwallis (age 43).

In 1782 Thomas Gainsborough (age 54). Portrait of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland (age 43).

In 1782 Thomas Gainsborough (age 54). Portrait of Princess Charlotte Hanover (age 15).

Princess Charlotte Hanover: On 29 Sep 1766 she was born illegitimately to King George III of Great Britain and Ireland and Charlotte Mecklenburg Strelitz Queen Consort England at Buckingham House. On 18 May 1797 King Frederick Wilhelm Karl Württemberg and she were married. She the daughter of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland and Charlotte Mecklenburg Strelitz Queen Consort England. They were third cousins. He a great x 2 grandson of King George I of Great Britain and Ireland. On 05 Oct 1828 Princess Charlotte Hanover died.

Around 1783 Thomas Gainsborough (age 55). Portrait of Charles Cornwallis 1st Marquess Cornwallis (age 44).

In 1783 Thomas Gainsborough (age 55). Portrait of Philadelphia Rowley Lady Cotton (age 19).

Philadelphia Rowley Lady Cotton: On 14 Jan 1763 she was born to Admiral Joshua Rowley 1st Baronet. On 27 Feb 1798 Admiral Charles Cotton 5th Baronet and she were married. She by marriage Lady Cotton of Landwade in Cambridgeshire. On 05 Apr 1855 Philadelphia Rowley Lady Cotton died.

In 1783 Thomas Gainsborough (age 55). Portrait of Georgiana Spencer Duchess Devonshire (age 25).

Around 1784 Thomas Gainsborough (age 56). Portrait of Francis Rawdon-Hastings 1st Marquess Hastings (age 29).

Around 1784 Thomas Gainsborough (age 56). Portrait of Henry Frederick Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland and Strathearn (age 38) and Anne Luttrell Duchess Cumberland and Strathearn (age 40).

Anne Luttrell Duchess Cumberland and Strathearn: On 24 Jan 1743 she was born to Simon Luttrell 1st Earl Carhampton and Judith Maria Lawes Countess Carhampton at Marylebone. In 1771 Henry Frederick Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland and Strathearn and she were married. She by marriage Duchess Cumberland and Strathearn. She the daughter of Simon Luttrell 1st Earl Carhampton and Judith Maria Lawes Countess Carhampton. He the son of Frederick Louis Hanover Prince of Wales and Augusta Saxe Coburg Altenburg. He a grandson of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland. On 28 Dec 1808 Anne Luttrell Duchess Cumberland and Strathearn died.

Around 1785 Thomas Gainsborough (age 57). Portrait of Charles Howard 11th Duke of Norfolk (age 38).

Around 1785 Thomas Gainsborough (age 57). Portrait of Captain Charles Phipps (age 31).

Captain Charles Phipps: On 10 Dec 1753 he was born to Constantine Phipps 1st Baron Mulgrave and Lepell Hervey Baroness Mulgrave. He a great x 2 grandson of King James II of England Scotland and Ireland. On 20 Oct 1786 Captain Charles Phipps died at Mulgrave Castle.

Around 1786 Thomas Gainsborough (age 58). Portrait of Admiral Thomas Graves 1st Baron Graves (age 60).

Admiral Thomas Graves 1st Baron Graves: On 23 Oct 1725 he was born. On 24 Oct 1794 Admiral Thomas Graves 1st Baron Graves was created 1st Baron Graves of Gravesend in Londonderry. On 09 Feb 1802 he died. His son Thomas North Graves 2nd Baron Graves succeeded 2nd Baron Graves of Gravesend in Londonderry.

Around 1786 Thomas Gainsborough (age 58). Portrait of Georgiana Spencer Duchess Devonshire (age 28).

In 1787 Thomas Gainsborough (age 59). Portrait of Edward Augustus Hanover 1st Duke Kent and Strathearn (age 19).

Before 02 Aug 1788 Thomas Gainsborough (age 61). Portrait of Richard Brooke 5th Baronet (age 35).

Richard Brooke 5th Baronet: Around 1753 he was born to Richard Brooke 4th Baronet. On 02 May 1780 Richard Brooke 5th Baronet and Mary Cunliffe Lady Brooke were married. On 06 Jul 1781 Richard Brooke 4th Baronet died. His son Richard Brooke 5th Baronet succeeded 5th Baronet Brooke of Norton Priory in Cheshire. Mary Cunliffe Lady Brooke by marriage Lady Brooke of Norton Priory in Cheshire. On 06 Mar 1795 Richard Brooke 5th Baronet died. His son Richard Brooke 6th Baronet succeeded 6th Baronet Brooke of Norton Priory in Cheshire.

Before 02 Aug 1788 Thomas Gainsborough (age 61). Portrait of John Hobart 2nd Earl Buckinghamshire (age 64).

Before 02 Aug 1788 Thomas Gainsborough (age 61). Portrait of George Nugent Temple Grenville 1st Marquess Buckingham (age 35).

Before 02 Aug 1788 Thomas Gainsborough (age 61). Portrait of John Spencer 1st Earl Spencer.

Before 02 Aug 1788 Thomas Gainsborough (age 61). Portrait of George Sackville aka Germain 1st Viscount Sackville.

Before 02 Aug 1788 Thomas Gainsborough (age 61). Portrait of Margaret Georgiana Poyntz Countess Spencer (age 51).

Before 02 Aug 1788 Thomas Gainsborough (age 61). Portrait of Henry Scott 3rd Duke Buccleuch (age 41).

Before 02 Aug 1788 Thomas Gainsborough (age 61). Portrait of Hugh Percy 1st Duke Northumberland.

On 02 Aug 1788 Thomas Gainsborough (age 61) died.