Image of plaster maquette for the national memorial to Thomas Gainsborough RA by Bertram Mackennal
In 1910 Bertram Mackennal was commissioned to design a national memorial to artist Thomas Gainsborough. The memorial was unveiled in 1913 and stands on Market Hill, Sudbury, in Suffolk, where Gainsborough's house, now a museum, is located.
gelatin silver photograph
15.6 x 10.4 cm image; 16.2 x 11.8 cm sheet
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
National Art Archive. Gift of the artist's granddaughter, Pauline Kraay, 2012
Not on display
Referenced in 1 publication
Deborah Edwards, Bertram Mackennal: the fifth Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project, Sydney, 2007, 56. Illustrated