Gainsborough's House, the only artist's birthplace open to the public in Britain, was established as a museum in 1961. It shows a large collection of Gainsborough's paintings, drawings and prints as well as temporary exhibitions. Gainsborough's House is a typical example of Suffolk vernacular architecture, constructed from a timber frame with wattle and daub in-fill. The building was originally two cottages that were joined together in about 1520. A brick facade was added in the 1720s by the artist's father. Rear elevation in pencil and watercolour. Part of the permanent collection Gainsborough’s House Sudbury.
"Peter has produced architectural illustrations for us for many years and has unrivalled experience which always comes through in the finished artwork. The quality we have never bettered, you would half expect him to be difficult to work with, saddled with such talent, but on the contrary he's an absolute pleasure!"