Masterworks from the Ford Collection on display at Gainsborough's House

Halstead Gazette: Syon House from Richmond Gardens, evening, 1761 at Gainsborough's House by Richard Wilson, R.A. Syon House from Richmond Gardens, evening, 1761 at Gainsborough's House by Richard Wilson, R.A.

A exhibition on Masterworks from the Ford Collection will be shown at Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury.

The exhibition showcases paintings and drawings from the Ford family collection, representing more than a quarter of a century of collecting.

It was started by Benjamin Booth, (1731 - 1807), and continued by his grandson Richard Ford (1796 - 1858) and the renowned art historian and collector Sir Brinsley Ford (1900 - 1999).

Predominantly featured in the exhibition is work by18th century landscape artist Richard Wilson alongside work by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Henry Fuseli and Orientalist artist John Frederick Lewis.

There is no additional charge for admission to this exhibition - it is included in the price of admission to Gainsborough's House.

For information on admission prices and opening times please visit gainsborough.org or call 01787 372958.

 

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