Gainsborough`s House Cosmetic Pencil Case

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Each pencil case is custom made and will be dispatched within four to six weeks.

A beautifully designed zipped bag featuring detail from a painting in the collection at Gainsborough's House - a useful bag for storing cosmetic brushes and accessories.

With Thomas Gainsborough's words on the reverse, a delightful reference to his thoughts that in portrait painting there must be 'a lustre and finishing to bring it up to individual life.'

'…there must be Variety of lively touches and surprizing Effects to make the Heart dance.'

Inspired by his writings, an extract from a letter written by Gainsborough to William Hoare in 1773.

Printed and handmade in the UK.

Exclusive to Gainsborough's House.

All purchases support Art UK and Gainsborough's House

Material: Fully lined

Surface wash only

Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1787)

Mary Vere (d.1791) c.1753 Oil on canvas

76.2 x 63.4 cm

©Gainsborough’s House

'Thomas Gainsborough’s letters reveal a man who was generous and warm-hearted, devoted to his family and friends, usually sensible in his own affairs and always so in the advice he gave to others.'

The Gainsborough’s House collection includes a significant collection of books and manuscripts dating from Gainsborough’s lifetime. Original letters written by Gainsborough to friends and patrons not only reveal a great deal about his interactions and professional affairs, but also provide crucial information about his character and temperament. We also learn much about his art: his methods and techniques; his materials; and his concern with how his pictures were displayed.

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FulfillmentHeritage Digital
Made in the UKYes
Machine washableYes
Material100% cotton
Dimensions20 cm x 11 cm
CollectionGainsborough's House

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