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)