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Mrs. Siddons

1785

Why is it canonical?

Portraiture remained the bread and butter of most artists during the Rococo period, and one of the finest painters in this genre was Thomas Gainsborough. This portrait depicts a famous tragedic actress of her time, demonstrating the interrelationship of the arts and artists during the period.

Locations

England

Periods

Rococo

Media

Painting Oil

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Thomas Gainsborough, Mrs. Siddons

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