A Country Churchyard. Verse from Gray's Elegy
- Aquatint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 21 1/2 × 26 7/8 inches (54.6 × 68.3 cm), Image: 18 3/8 × 25 inches (46.7 × 63.5 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "95/76"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "44774"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "[anglass ... 18 c] | 58"
Lettered, lower center: "To Sir Joshua Reynolds this Print of the COUNTRY CHURCH YARD From a Picture by Tho. Gainsborough Esqr. | Is by permission most Respectfully Inscribed by his Obliged | and obedient Servant | Robert Pollard | London, Published May 12 1790 by R. Pollard Engraver Spa Fields"; lettered, lower left: "T. Gainsborough R.A. Pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "lettered, lower right: "M.C. Prestal Sculpt."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
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- IIIF Manifest:
Teaching Exhibition - Introduction to the History of Art (Yale University Art Gallery, 1994-01-25 - 1994-06-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
Painters and Engraving - The Reproductive Print from Hogarth to Wilkie (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-03-26 - 1980-06-22) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]