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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Thomas Gainsborough, born 1727 - died 1788
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    18th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Gainsborough, born 1727 - died 1788 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn in black chalk, washed with Indian ink

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.684

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EXP

Physical description

Landscape; A shepherd tending sheep, which walk towards the front; high ground on the right, enriched with a few trees; Drawn in black chalk, washed with Indian ink.

Place of Origin

England (probably, drawn)

Date

18th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Thomas Gainsborough, born 1727 - died 1788 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn in black chalk, washed with Indian ink

Dimensions

Height: 10.6 in, Width: 14.5 in

Descriptive line

Gainsborough, Thomas (RA); Landscapewith a shepherd tending sheep; Drawn in black chalk, washed with Indian ink; English School; 18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Paper; Black chalk; Indian ink

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Sheep; Landscapes (representations); Shepherd; Trees

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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