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

Wooded Landscape with Herdsman and Cows

Date:
undated
Medium:
Gray and black wash with black chalk, pen and black ink, heightened with white chalk on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper, set into contemporary mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/8 x 14 1/4 inches (27.6 x 36.2 cm) and Mount: 13 7/8 x 17 5/8 inches (35.2 x 44.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in William Esdaile's hand in pen and brown ink, on border of old mount: "Gainsborough"; inscribed in William Esdaile's hand in pen and brown ink, verso, lower left: "1825 WE - Bakers sale N95X" (now on slip of paper in docket)

Collector's marks, lower right: William Esdaile (Lugt 2617, 816); T.E. Lowinsky (Lugt Suppl. 2420a) watermark [illegible]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6066
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | cows | grass | herdsman | horse (animal) | landscape | man | path | pool | trees | water
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9644
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