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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 × 25 1/2 inches (76.2 × 64.8 cm) and Frame: 38 3/4 × 33 3/4 inches (98.4 × 85.7 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
IIIF Manifest:

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

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

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

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

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

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