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

Studies of Girls Carrying Faggots

Date:
ca. 1780
Medium:
Black chalk and stumping, heightened with white chalk on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper inset into a sheet of moderately thick, slightly textured, cream paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches (36.2 x 31.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in hand of T.E. Lowinsky, verso, lower left: "This drawing was in the collections of | H. Pfungst - Sir George Donaldson | and H. Schniewind of the USA - | It was exhibited at the Gainsborough | exhibition at Cincinnati Art Museum, | May. 1931 T.E.L." in graphite, lower left, erased: "301 / 4"

Collector's mark, lower right: T.E. Lowinsky (Lugt Suppl. 2420a) watermark [illegible]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6067
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
branches | children | genre subject | girls | laborers | sketches | wood
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9645
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