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Thomas Gainsborough, 1727–1788

An Imaginary Wooded Village with Drovers and Cattle

between 1771 and 1772
Materials & Techniques:
Oil and mixed media on paper on canvas
24 1/2 x 29 3/8 inches (62.2 x 74.6 cm), Frame: 34 1/4 × 39 × 3 1/4 inches (87 × 99.1 × 8.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
cattle | cows | landscape | orange | road | spire | village
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Canaletto to Constable: Paintings of Town and Country from the Yale Center for British Art (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 1998-02-08 - 1998-04-26) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Oil on Water - Oil Sketches by British Watercolorists (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-08-26 - 1986-11-09) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 98-99, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, pp. 32-33, fig. 28, ND467 C67 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Gainsborough and the landscape of refinement, Lowell Libson Ltd., London, 2014, p. 32, NJ18.G16 G3 2014 [ORBIS]

Painting in England 1700-1850 : collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon : Exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, , 1,2, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 54 (v.1), no. 35, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Ellis Waterhouse, Gainsborough, Spring Books, London, 1966, NJ18 G16 A12 W28 1966 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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