The Blue Boy is Coming Home

June 30 2021

Image of The Blue Boy is Coming Home

Picture: The Guardian

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

Thomas Gainsborough's The Blue Boy will be returning to the UK for a special exhibition at the National Gallery, London, in January 2022. The painting was purchased by the American railway magnate Henry E Huntington a century ago for $728,000. It will feature within a free exhibition exploring Gainsborough's reaction to the legacy of Van Dyck, which is sure to be of great interest to many readers of AHN.

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