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Thomas Gainsborough

Data urodzenia: 14. Maj 1727
Data zgonu: 2. Sierpień 1788

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Thomas Gainsborough – malarz angielski, znany portrecista i pejzażysta.

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Cytaty Thomas Gainsborough

„Szanowna pani, jeśli tylko pani rozkaże, mogę twarz pani nawet zupełnie pominąć...“

—  Thomas Gainsborough
reakcja na sugestię damy, która pragnęła mniejszej twarzy na swoim portrecie.

„Wszyscy trafimy do nieba. Van Dyck też tam będzie.“

—  Thomas Gainsborough
Źródło: Isabelle Bricard, Leksykon śmierci wielkich ludzi, Wydawnictwo "Książka i Wiedza", Warszawa 1998, ISBN 83-05-12971-3, tłum. Anita i Krzysztof Staroniowie, s. 191.

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„to Joshua Kirby, Esq. - to be left at the Turk's Head, Gerrard Street, St. Ann's, London - Mr. President and Gentlemen, Directors of the Society of Artists of Great Britain. I thank ye for the honor done me in appointing me one of your Directors, but for a particular reason I beg leave to resign, and am. Gentlemen, your most obliged and obedient Humble Servant.“

—  Thomas Gainsborough
Quote from Gainsborough's letter, Bath, 5 Dec. 1768; as cited in Thomas Gainsborough, by William T, Whitley https://ia800204.us.archive.org/6/items/thomasgainsborou00whitrich/thomasgainsborou00whitrich.pdf; New York, Charles Scribner's Sons – London, Smith, Elder & Co, Sept. 1915, p. 397 (Appendix B) 18 October 1768, Gainsborough was elected to a Directorship of the Society of Artists, and on the same day his old Ipswich friend, Joshua Kirby, was made President. Gainsborough, however, declined to accept office, and his letter of refusal must have grieved Kirby

„We love a genius for what he leaves and mourn him for what he takes away.“

—  Thomas Gainsborough
Quote in Gainsborough's Letter to Henry Bate, 20th June 1787

„Whilst a Face painter is harassed to death a drapery painter sits & earns 5 or 6 hundered a year & laughs all the while.“

—  Thomas Gainsborough
Quote in: Undated letters to Jackson, in The Letters of Thomas Gainsborough, ed. Mary Woodall, 1961

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„It is my strict charge that after my decease no plaster cast, model, or likeness whatever be permitted to be taken. - 'Tho. Gainsborough'.“

—  Thomas Gainsborough
In a note of 15 June, 1788; as cited in Thomas Gainsborough, by William T, Whitley https://ia800204.us.archive.org/6/items/thomasgainsborou00whitrich/thomasgainsborou00whitrich.pdf; New York, Charles Scribner's Sons – London, Smith, Elder & Co, Sept. 1915, p. 305

„We are all going to Heaven, and Vandyck is of the company.“

—  Thomas Gainsborough
Quote in Summer 1788, as cited in Thomas Gainsborough, Lord Ronald Sutherland F.S.A. - publishers, George Bell and Sons, London 1903, p. 10

„Dear Jackson, -.. First and most unfortunately, I have been four times after Bach, and have never laid eyes on him.... but surely I shall catch Bach soon to get you an answer to your letter..“

—  Thomas Gainsborough
Quote from Gainsborough's letter to his friend & composer William Jackson of Exeter, from Pall Mall, 25 Jan. 1777; as cited in Thomas Gainsborough, by William T, Whitley https://ia800204.us.archive.org/6/items/thomasgainsborou00whitrich/thomasgainsborou00whitrich.pdf; New York, Charles Scribner's Sons – London, Smith, Elder & Co, Sept. 1915, p. 388

„Fools talk of imitation and copying, all is imitation.“

—  Thomas Gainsborough
Quote of Gainsborough in a Letter to John Henderson, 27th June 1773

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„One part of a picture ought to be like the first part of a tune, that you guess what follows, and that makes the second part of the tune, and so I'm done..“

—  Thomas Gainsborough
Quote from Gainsborough's letter to his friend William Jackson of Exeter, from Bath, Feb. 1768; as cited in Thomas Gainsborough, by William T, Whitley https://ia800204.us.archive.org/6/items/thomasgainsborou00whitrich/thomasgainsborou00whitrich.pdf; New York, Charles Scribner's Sons – London, Smith, Elder & Co, Sept. 1915, p. 383 (Appendix A - Letter V)

„Many a real genius is lost in the fictitious character of the Gentleman. I am the most inconsistent, changeable being so full of fits and starts.“

—  Thomas Gainsborough
Quote in Gainsborough's letter, 14 Sept. 1767, to his friend William Jackson of Exeter; as cited in The Letters of Thomas Gainsborough, ed. Mary Woodall, 1961

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