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September 5, 2016

Did you know that the Gainsborough chair is supposedly named after the British artist and portraitist Thomas Gainsborough?

While there is no solid proof as to the origin this claim, it has long been thought that the Gainsborough chair was named such as this particular style of chair was often depicted in his paintings.  Perhaps, it was the comfort of the chairs that allowed sitters to be painted for long periods.  Though Gainsborough is the most common nomenclature used for this sty...