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Creator:
Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title:

A Moonlit Landscape with Cattle by a Pool

Date:
ca. 1780
Medium:
Soft-ground etching, aquatint, black chalk, white chalk, and gouache on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to image): 10 1/16 x 12 3/4 inches (25.5 x 32.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, center: "TGa | 18 3/0 x | Gainsborough"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2008.24
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cattle | cottage | dog (animal) | evening | farm | farmer | herd | landscape | leisure | men | moon | moonlight | night | orchard | pool | reeds | reflections | sitting | women | woods
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:60928
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Susan Sloman, Gainsborough in London, Modern Art Press, London, p. 227, no. 162, NJ18.G16 S56 2021 Oversize (YCBA)


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