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Print made by Thomas Gainsborough, 1727–1788

Wooded Landscape with Herdsman and Cows

between 1785 and 1788
Materials & Techniques:
Soft-ground etching with aquatint, in gray ink on thick, slightly textured, brown laid paper
Sheet: 11 5/8 x 14 1/4 inches (29.5 x 36.2 cm), Plate: 10 15/16 x 13 9/16 inches (27.8 x 34.4 cm), Image: 10 1/4 x 12 5/8 inches (26 x 32.1 cm)

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:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cattle | foliage | genre subject | herd | herding | herdsman | hills | landscape | light | man | road | shadows | shepherd | trees | walking | woods
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IIIF Manifest:

Gainsborough's Prints (Gainsborough's House, 1988-06-11 - 1988-07-03) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Creative Printmaker (Joseph and Margaret Muscarelle Museum of Art, 1986-03-05 - 1986-04-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Creative Printmaker (Yale Center for British Art, 1985-07-09 - 1985-09-01) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Circa 1800 - The Beginnings of Modern Printmaking (The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1981-05-12 - 1981-06-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Circa 1800 - The Beginnings of Modern Printmaking (Rutgers University Art Gallery, 1981-03-08 - 1981-04-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

English Landscape (Paul Mellon Collection) 1630-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-07-17) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Jay A. Clarke, Landscape, Innovation, and Nostalgia, the Manton collection of British art , Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 2012, pp. 57, 60, fig. 32, N6766 .S74 2012 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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