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Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British

Major John Dade of Tannington, Suffolk

Former Title(s):

Major John Dade, of Tannington, Suffolk

Sportsman with Two Dogs

Sportsman with Gun and Two Dogs

ca. 1755
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 30 x 25 1/2 inches (76.2 x 64.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animals | costume | country | dogs (animals) | hat | hunter | hunting rifles | portrait | rifle | sporting prints | tricorn
Not on view

Hugh Belsey, Thomas Gainsborough, a country life , Prestel, Munich London, 2002, p. 29, fig. 17, NJ18 G16 B463 2002 (YCBA)

Hugh Belsey, Thomas Gainsborough: The portraits, fancy pictures and copies after old masters, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 227-228, cat. 234, NJ18.G16 B453 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

John T. Hayes, Thomas Gainsborough, Tate Publishing, [S.l., 1980, p. 85, no. 69, NJ18 G16 H48 (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v.3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Diane Perkins, Gainsborough's dogs, Gainsborough's House, Sudbury, Suffolk, 2006, p.29, fig. 17, NJ18 G16 P47 2006 (YCBA)

William Vaughan, Gainsborough, Thames and Hudson, New York, NY, 2002, pp. 62-63, no. 40, NJ18 G16 V28 2002 (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, Gainsborough, Spring Books, London, 1966, p. 99, no. 759, NJ18 G16 A12 W28 1966 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

John Wilmerding, In honor of Paul Mellon, collector and benefactor, Essays , National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC & Hanover, NH, 1986, pp. 90-1, no. 6, N7442.2 M455 1986 (YCBA)

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