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Derby Book Festival 2018: James Hamilton on Gainsborough

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Thomas Gainsborough lived as if electricity shot through his sinews and crackled at his finger ends. James Hamilton reveals Gainsborough in his many contexts: the easy-going Suffolk lad, transported to the heights of fashion by a natural talent; a gentle and empathetic family man, whose volatility could lead him to slash his paintings; the rake-on-the-make in London; the charming and amusing friend of royalty; the top society-portrait painter in Bath and London who earned huge sums by bringing the right people into his studio.

James Hamilton’s Gainsborough: A Portrait transforms our understanding of this fascinating man and the century that bore him.

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Suitable for over 16s and adults.

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The Museum and Art Gallery is fully accessible to wheelchair users; however, we are limited to 2 wheelchair users on the upper floors in order to ensure safe evaucation in the event of a fire. If you are a wheelchair user and you would like to book onto this event then please contact us before booking on 01332 641901 or via email info@derbymuseums.org

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