‘Gainsborough’s House’ Porcelain Ornament

by Gainsborough's House

£12.00

Beautifully illustrated with the elegant brick façade of Gainsborough’s House ‘a most excellent Brickt Mansion’, this porcelain ornament will add a touch of elegance to the home of any art lover. Decorated with Thomas Gainsborough’s signature.

A perfect gift to spoil yourself or others.

8 x 6.5 cm

Decorated in the UK

Exclusive to Gainsborough’s House

All purchases support Gainsborough’s House

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Description

Decorated with a red ribbon and supplied in a recyclable white cardboard box.

Gainsborough’s House is the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) – one of the greatest figures of British and world art history, renowned not only in his advancement of portraiture to a higher level but also in being one of the founders of the British school of landscape painting. The house was bought by John Gainsborough, the artist’s father, in May 1722. Of late medieval origins he remodelled it with the addition of an elegant brick façade shortly after its purchase and it became the childhood home for Thomas and his eight brothers and sisters.

In the new and exciting National Centre for Gainsborough you will be able to see Gainsborough’s masterpieces, exhibitions of international appeal, contemporary art and a landscape studio with panoramic views over Sudbury. Nowhere else in the world can such a wide collection of Gainsborough’s art be seen in a single setting. In Suffolk’s new visual arts centre, discover how a burgeoning and enthusiastic boy became one of the greatest artists of any age.

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Gainsborough's House

Gainsborough's House is in the heart of Suffolk, in Sudbury, and the birthplace and childhood home of Thomas Gainsborough – one of the great figures of British and World Art history, renowned not only in his advancement of portraiture to a higher level but also in being one of the founders of the British School of landscape painting.
A bricked Georgian Grade-I listed house with an intimate walled garden featuring a 400 year old Mulberry Tree, Gainsborough's House is currently undergoing an exciting new development, Reviving an Artist’s Birthplace. This is a two-year, £10.5m project to refurbish the House and build new galleries behind, to become the National Centre for Gainsborough.

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Shipping policy

Orders are dispatched promptly once the order is received. Please allow up to 7 days after dispatch for delivery within the UK and 28 days for worldwide deliveries. If you have not received your order within this time, please email liz@gainsborough.org There may be local duty and/or taxes payable on goods delivered outside the UK. Please note, Gainsborough's House is not responsible for paying these charges.

Refund policy

If you are not satisfied with your purchase, or it is damaged in transit, please notify us within fourteen (14) working days of receiving your goods. We would prefer you to telephone us with details of your complaint on 01787 372958, but you may also email us at liz@gainsborough.org Please return your order to us at the address below, in its original condition, with any seals and shrink wrap intact within 30 days of receiving the item(s). Please enclose the original delivery note to help us identify your order. Goods must be returned at your own cost unless faulty and we would recommend that you return the goods by recorded delivery. We can only accept the return, and refund opened items if they are faulty. Please return your items to: Gainsborough's House 46 Gainsborough Street Sudbury Suffolk CO10 2EU