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

Wooded Landscape with Herdsman, Cows and Cottage

Date:
between 1785 and 1788
Medium:
Black chalk and stumping with white chalk, with some brown and blue chalks on moderately thick, slightly textured, light blue laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 7/8 x 10 3/8 inches (32.7 x 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in hand of T.E. Lowinsky in black ink, verso, upper center: "Engraved by W.F. Wells or J. Laporte | and published by them | was in the collection of Baroness Lucas 1804 | Brownlow sale 29.6.26, Sothebys No. 32 | TEL"; in graphite, verso, lower left: "11-3954"; in graphite, verso, lower center: "From the collection of Lady Lucas"

Collector's mark, lower left: T.E. Lowinsky (Lugt Suppl. 2420a)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6035
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cottage | cows | hill | landscape | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9643
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