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Gainsborough’s House explores the life and art of Thomas Gainsborough. One of the greatest artists of his age, he is renowned throughout the world for his portrait and landscape paintings. The house, ‘a most excellent Brickt Mansion,’ was bought by...more
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46 Gainsborough Street, Babergh District CO10 2EU, England
Staying in Sudbury, Gainsborough House is a short walk away. The entrance is on the side of the house so it is less impressive than walking through the front door.
There is a small garden, which had plants in the time of Gainsborough.
We Visited Sudbury to the Mill Hotel
& decided to Visit Gainsborough's house where he lived until 13 yo
It was full of hos works from Landscape to Portrait paintings all very good
Telling you of his history
Well wort a visit Highly Reccommended
If you like his art, this is a must see. Great collection of portraits and some scenic paintings as well - esp with poor cottage farmers against brilliant backdrops. But portraits payed the bills and there is a great collection of these as well. The...More
This was the artist's childhood home and is now essentially a gallery. Though there is a little period ambience especially on the staircase, it is not a period house and is not furnished as it would have been. I feared that would be the case...More
We very much enjoyed our visit. It's a small museum but the room settings give context to the paintings. It was interesting to see the Constable pieces as well as the Gainboroughs. Pleasant, polite staff and women volunteers (the exception was a male guide in...More
The exterior of the house is red brick Georgian. The interior pre-dates this by several centuries. The house contains paintings by the artist. Interesting information boards are also displayed.
Like many historical houses in England I thought the entrance cost was a tad expensive. No...More
The garden is a really nice and tranquil spot after the hustle and bustle of Sudbury. The Gainsborough information and paintings are worth a look, as is the stuff relating to John Constable. The other artists covered, whose names I have already forgotten, did not...More