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Creator:
Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title:
Wooded Landscape with Shepherd and Sheep
Date:
between 1765 and 1770
Medium:
Pen and brown ink with black and gray wash, heavily varnished on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper, laid down on laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/8 x 9 1/4 inches (17.5 x 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Collector's mark of John Deffett Francis "J.D.F." lower left, embossed (Lugt 1447)

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "Gainsborough (underlined) G"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1199
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
flock | foliage | grass | landscape | path | rocks (landforms) | sheep | shepherd | trees
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Gainsborough Drawings - International Exhibitions Foundation (Kimbell Art Museum, 1983-12-17 - 1984-02-19)

Gainsborough Drawings - International Exhibitions Foundation (National Gallery of Art, 1983-09-14 - 1983-11)

Thomas Gainsborough Drawings (Davis & Langdale Co., Inc., 1987-05-01 - 1987-06-12)

Publications:
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John T. Hayes, Gainsborough drawings, International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1983, pp. 114-15, no. 47, NJ18 G16 H392 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 62, no. 62, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9631
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