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

Wooded Landscape with Herdsman and Cows

Date:
between 1785 and 1788
Medium:
Soft-ground etching with aquatint, in gray ink on thick, slightly textured, brown laid paper
Dimensions:
11 5/8 x 14 1/4 inches (29.5 x 36.2 cm), 10 15/16 x 13 9/16 inches (27.8 x 34.4 cm), and 10 1/4 x 12 5/8 inches (26 x 32.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, bottom, left to right: "Gainsbro by himself / presented to Sir J.L. by Mrs Gainsbro".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11605
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cattle | foliage | genre subject | herd | herding | herdsman | hills | landscape | light | man | road | shadows | shepherd | trees | walking | woods
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31223
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