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Creator:
Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title:
Mountain Landscape with Figures, Sheep and Fountain
Date:
between 1785 and 1788
Medium:
Gray wash, black wash, white wash and black chalk with varnish on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper, laid onto wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/2 x 11 7/8 inches (21.6 x 30.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6175
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figures (representations) | fountain | goat | landscape | sheep | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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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)

Thomas Gainsborough (Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 2003-06-15 - 2003-09-14)

Thomas Gainsborough (National Gallery of Art, 2003-02-09 - 2003-05-04)

Thomas Gainsborough (Tate Britain, 2002-10-24 - 2003-01-12)

Paul Mellon's Legacy : A Passion for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-04-18 - 2007-07-29)

Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11)

Publications:
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John T. Hayes, Gainsborough drawings, International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1983, pp. 170-71, no. 77, NJ18 G16 H392 (YCBA)

Susan Sloman, Gainsborough's Landscapes, themes and variations , Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd, London : Philip Wilson Publishers, 2011, pp. 96-97, fig. 24, NJ18.G16 S57 2011 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9647
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