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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title:

Wooded Landscape with Peasant Reading Tombstone, Rustic Lovers and Ruined Church

Date:
1779 to 1780
Medium:
Soft-ground etching in gray ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, blue laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to image): 11 7/8 x 15 9/16 inches (30.2 x 39.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "24"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11603
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
birds | church | dog (animal) | donkeys | evening | genre subject | graveyard | hills | landscape | lovers | man | meadow | men | old | peasants | post | reading | ruins | tombs | tombstone | valley | woman | woods
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25491
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