Here’s a great free printable lesson resource for the elementary art classroom or homeschool art lesson.

Gainsbourgh Biography
The painting of The Blue Boy is perhaps the most well known works by Gainsborough (GAINZ burro). It is thought that it is a picture of Jonathan Buttall, who was the son of a wealthy hardware merchant. It is painted with oil paints on a canvas and is quite large; 48 inches wide and 70 inches tall. He painted it over another painting that he had already started to paint.

Gainsborough biography continued on GardenofPraise.com – Educational Resources for Kids

Gainsbourgh Word Search
Get a free printable Gainsborough word search worksheet and review the most important terms in the biography.  The word search includes 12 words.

Gainsbourgh Word Search Worksheet from Gardenof Praise.com – Educational Resources for Kids

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Biography

The painting of The Blue Boy is perhaps the most well known works by Gainsborough (GAINZ burro). It is thought that it is a picture of Jonathan Buttall, who was the son of a wealthy hardware merchant. It is painted with oil paints on a canvas and is quite large; 48 inches wide and 70 inches tall. He painted it over another painting that he had already started to paint.

Gainsborough biography continued on GardenofPraise.com


Gainsbourgh’s Blue Boy Coloring Page

Print this Blue Boy coloring page from EnchantedLearning.com. Right click to save the coloring page image to your desktop. Then open it in a word document and print. EnchantedLearning.com provides you with printer friendly pages for a $20 per year membership fee, however the Blue Boy coloring page is free to print if you follow these instructions.

Blue Boy Coloring Page from EnchantedLearning.com

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Thomas Gainsborough | Homeschool Art Lesson Resources

Learn about the life and art of celebrated English portrait and landscape painter Thomas Gainsborough (Christened 1727 – d.1788). Start with the biography, and then click and print these fun curriculum resources.

Biography
The painting of The Blue Boy is perhaps the most well known works by Gainsborough (GAINZ burro). It is thought that it is a picture of Jonathan Buttall, who was the son of a wealthy hardware merchant. It is painted with oil paints on a canvas and is quite large; 48 inches wide and 70 inches tall. He painted it over another painting that he had already started to paint.

Gainsborough biography continued on GardenofPraise.com

Read more about Thomas Gainsborough and see a gallery of his work on Wikipedia.org

Gainsbourgh Word Search

Print a Gainsborough word search worksheet.  It’s a great opportunity to review the most important terms in the biography.

Gainsbourgh Word Search Worksheet from Gardenof Praise.com

Gainsbourgh’s Blue Boy Coloring Page

Print the Blue Boy coloring page from EnchantedLearning.com. Right click to save the image to your desktop and then open it in a word document to print. EnchantedLearning.com provides you with printer friendly pages for a $20 per year membership fee, though the Blue Boy coloring page is free to print if you follow these instructions.

Blue Boy Coloring Page from EnchantedLearning.com

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