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

Landscape and Cattle

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor over traces of graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper laid down on old mount with black ruled lines, in turn laid on card
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/4 x 14 5/8 inches (28.6 x 37.1 cm), Mount (Old mount with black ruled lines, irregular sheet): 12 3/4 x 16 1/8 inches (32.4 x 41 cm), and Mount (Later card): 13 1/8 x 16 1/4 inches (33.3 x 41.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink on mount, lower left: "TG" [cropped]; in graphite, center to lower right: [erased inscription]; letterpress [?cat. label], lower left, pasted to old mount on top of graphite inscription above: "370 T. GAINSBOROUGH Landscape and Cattle"; in graphite, verso, center: "D676 / T. Gainsborough RA 1727-1788 | LGD"; erased graphite, verso, lower left: "Thomas Gainsborough | B.1727 - D.1788"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "94" [enclosed in circle]; in graphite, verso, lower center: "Purchased in London [...] sale";

Signed in graphite, lower left: "Thomas Gainsborough R.A."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5439
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cows | hills | landscape | sky | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9904
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