Gainsborough Dupont

Gainsborough Dupont

Gainsborough Dupont (1754-1797) was an English artist and the assistant and nephew of fellow artist Thomas Gainsborough.

Gainsborough Dupont Summary:

  • He trained at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1775.
  • Dupont worked in the style of Gainsborough, and his works are occasionally mistaken for those of his master and uncle.
  • Upon his uncle’s death, he finished all unfinished artworks and took over Gainsborough’s studio.
  • Although he is known for his portraits, Dupont also created landscapes that mimicked the style of Nicolas Poussin.
  • He is buried in the same grave as Thomas Gainsborough.

Gainsborough Dupont Famous Paintings:

  • William Pitt the Younger (1789)
  • George IV as Prince of Wales (undated)
  • Charity Relieving Distress (undated)
  • Anne Elizabeth Cholmley (1769-1788), Later Lady Mulgrave (1774-1797)
  • William Manwaring (undated)
  • Woody Landscape near Bath (undated)

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