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Creator attributed to Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title Wooded Landscape with Peasant Reading an Inscription on a Tombstone beside a Ruined Church, Figures, Donkey, Sheep and Distant Mountains
Date 1742
Medium Black chalk and white chalk on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 1/2 x 15 inches (29.2 x 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/
Marks/
Lettering
Watermark: Amsterdam
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1977.14.4711
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1671774
Subject Terms church | donkey | genre subject | graveyard | hill | landscape | man | mountain | peasant | ruins | sheep | tombstone | trees
Publications

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 270, 272, fig. 5, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) , Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]


Graham Reynolds, English Landscape 1630-1850, Apollo, vol.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 270, 272, fig. 5, N1 A54 105:2 + (YCBA) , Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

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