Portraits of John and Thomas Gainsborough by J T Heins

Portrait of John Gainsborough (1711-72).


Oil on canvas
76 x 63 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,750 ( Total: £7,000)
Acquired in:
Leger Galleries

Portrait of Thomas Gainsborough (1709-38), first cousins of the artist, from a series of six representing the whole family of the artist's uncle. Both half-length. Signed D Heins Fec 1731.


Sold as part of a collection of six Gainsborough family portraits, Christies, 22/2/29, lots 29-32. Leger Galleries.

Venue details

Gainsborough's House 46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury Suffolk CO10 2EU 01787 372 958 www.gainsborough.org/

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.30)

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm, Sun from 11am

Closed Good Friday, 24 Dec – 1 Jan

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