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

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.

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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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