1 of 2 portraits of Gainsborough Dupont
after Thomas Gainsborough
collotype, 1910 (circa 1770-1775)
26 1/4 in. x 19 1/8 in. (668 mm x 487 mm) paper size
Given by The Medici Society Ltd, 1910
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Sitterback to top
- Gainsborough Dupont (1754-1797), Painter and mezzotint engraver. Sitter in 2 portraits, Artist associated with 10 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), Portrait and landscape painter. Artist associated with 262 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.
Events of 1910back to top
Current affairsGeorge V succeeds Edward VII to the throne.
The Liberals win narrow victories after calling two General Elections following escalating tension between the Liberal administration and the Lords reached crisis point with the Lords' unprecedented rejection of Lloyd George's 1909 budget. The budget included tax reform intended to fund social reform and a rearmament programme, but was seen by the Conservative Lords as an assault on property.