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ID: 500115199
 
Record Type: Person
Dupont, Gainsborough (English painter and engraver, 1754-1797)

Note: Nephew and only assistant of Thomas Gainsborough. He completed some of his uncle's works left unfinished at his death and he made copies and mezzotints of the paintings also. His original paintings are in a similar style, notably several portraits of actors.

Names:
Dupont, Gainsborough (preferred,V,index)
Gainsborough Dupont (V,display)
Dupont, Alfred Gainsborough (V)
Dupont, Gainsboro (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
printmaker
engraver (printmaker)
portraitist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assisted by ....  Gainsborough, Thomas  
....................  (English painter and draftsman, 1727-1788) [500115200]
nephew of ....  Gainsborough, Thomas  
................  (English painter and draftsman, 1727-1788) [500115200]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Dupont, Gainsborough (I)

Biographies:
(English painter and engraver, 1754-1797) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English painter, 1754-1797) ..... [Grove Art]
(British artist, ca.1754-ca.1797) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(British artist, circa 1754-1797) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, c.1754-1797) ..... [WCP]
(British, ca.1754-1797) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British painter, ca.1754-1797) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Dupont, Alfred Gainsborough ........ [PROV, VP]
.......................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Dupont, Gainsboro ........ [VP]
....................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Dupont, Gainsborough ........ [BHA Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996)
..........................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 158
..........................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
..........................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Gainsborough Dupont ........ [PROV, VP]
........................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996)
....................  Mackenzie, British Prints (1998)
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 158
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Waterhouse, British 18th-Century Painters (1981)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [WL-Courtauld]
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