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Creator Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title Major John Dade, of Tannington, Suffolk
Alternate Title(s) Sportsman with Two Dogs
Sportsman with Gun and Two Dogs
Date ca. 1755
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 30 x 25 1/2 inches (76.2 x 64.8 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1993.30.9
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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Subject Terms animals | costume | country | dogs (animals) | hat | hunter | hunting rifles | portrait | rifle | sporting prints | tricorn
Place Represented England | Suffolk | United Kingdom

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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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