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Creator:
Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title:
Open Landscape with Horsemen and Covered Cart
Date:
between 1780 and 1788
Medium:
Gray and black wash, with traces of black and white chalk on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/4 x 14 inches (27.3 x 35.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "No. 3"

Collector's mark: [illegible] - original TMS entry reads: "Similar to Heawood 1849 [Fleur-de-Lyes]" [watermark]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5438
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cart | figures | genre subject | grass | horsemen | horses (animals) | houses | houses | laborers | landscape | path | people | pool | puddle | stump | tower (building division) | trees | wagon | water
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2007-07-11 - 2007-09-30)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-06-09 - 2008-08-17)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (The State Hermitage Museum, 2007-10-23 - 2008-01-13)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9641
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