Inside Art: The Byam Family

The natural world is a great sustenance – particularly in these challenging times – but forging connections with nature is a universal sentiment that has been documented again and again in the annals of art. Thomas Gainsborough’s The Byam Family, painted in the 18th century, shows this sensibility, commissioned to portray how the family identified themselves as having an appreciation of nature. Art curator and historian Monserrat Pis Marcos from The Holburne Museum gives us some insights into the painting. In an … Continue reading Inside Art: The Byam Family