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Title

Image of plaster maquette for the national memorial to Thomas Gainsborough RA by Bertram Mackennal

1910-1911


Artist

Unknown

United Kingdom


About

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.


Details


Date

1910-1911


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

15.6 x 10.4 cm image; 16.2 x 11.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of the artist's granddaughter, Pauline Kraay, 2012


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC354.11.1


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

74


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards, Bertram Mackennal: the fifth Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project, Sydney, 2007, 56. Illustrated