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Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British

The Rev. Humphry Gainsborough

between 1770 and 1774
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 23 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches (59.7 x 49.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
black | man | portrait | white (color)
Associated People:
Gainsborough, Humphrey (bap. 1718, d. 1776), Independent minister and engineer
Not on view

Hugh Belsey, Thomas Gainsborough: The portraits, fancy pictures and copies after old masters, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 337, cat. 351, NJ18.G16 B453 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Christie's sale catalgue : Catalogue of modern pictures and water colour drawings : 26 July 1957, Christie's, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, July 26, 1957, p. 19, lot 117, Fiche B51 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 98-99, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

James Hamilton, Gainsborough A Portrait, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, pl. 31, NJ18.G16 H36 2017 (YCBA)

Lives of Gainsborough / Philip Thicknesse, William Jackson, Sir Joshua Reynolds, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles : CA, p. 74-75, NJ18.G16 A12 2021 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 60 (v.1), no. 216, pl. 23, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 131 (v.1), no. 248, pl. 91, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

David H. Solkin, Gainsborough's Family Album, National Portrait Gallery, London, p. 135, NJ18.G16 S65 2018 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, Preliminary Check List of Portraits by Thomas Gainsborough, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 33, 1948-1950, p. 42, N12 W35 A12 + (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 25 (v.1), no. 89, pl. 23, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

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