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Creator:
Attributed to Thomas Barker, 1769–1847, British
Formerly Attributed to Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title:

The Cottage Door

Date:
undated
Medium:
Brown wash, gray wash, black chalk, brown chalk, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, mounted on, very thick, slightly textured, blue, wove, card paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 25 1/4 × 30 inches (64.1 × 76.2 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 21 × 27 1/4 inches (53.3 × 69.2 cm), and Sheet: 19 1/2 × 25 3/4 inches (49.5 × 65.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with brown ink, on mount, lower center: "T. GAINSBOROUGH, R.A."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6172
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cottage | figures | forest | genre subject | landscape
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9651
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