By the middle of his life, he was a master at depicting the men, women and children of his day, and his genius made him a wealthy man. However, Gainsborough's real passion was landscape painting and he worked in both genres throughout his life. The Fancy Pictures created towards the end of his career, were a result of combining landscape and portraiture, which are now seen by many as his greatest achievement.
Titles in this series include:
This fascinating program includes: All new location footage including visits to Gainsborough's houses in Sudbury, Suffolk, Bath and inspirational London locations. " Re-creations and reconstructions " Studies of the great works " Commentaries and analyses from leading authorities, art historians and scholars.
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