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Watercolour - Wooded Upland Landscape with Cattle at a Watering Place
  • Wooded Upland Landscape with Cattle at a Watering Place
    Thomas Gainsborough, born 1727 - died 1788
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Wooded Upland Landscape with Cattle at a Watering Place

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1783 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Gainsborough, born 1727 - died 1788 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen with grey and brown washes on white laid paper put down on card

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Norah Beattie

  • Museum number:

    P.5-1977

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 65

Physical description

Pen with grey and brown washes on white laid paper put down on card, depicting a wooded landscape with cattle. There is a Strasbourg lily watermark on the paper and traces of a pencil inscription along the bottom margin of the card.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1783 (made)

Artist/maker

Thomas Gainsborough, born 1727 - died 1788 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen with grey and brown washes on white laid paper put down on card

Marks and inscriptions

3.13.6
Inscribed on verso and thought to be a price?

Dimensions

Height: 20.8 cm, Width: 30.5 cm

Descriptive line

Pen with grey and brown washes on white laid paper of a wooded landscape with cattle by Thomas Gainsborough. Great Britain, ca. 1783.

Materials

Pen; Laid paper; Card; Ink

Techniques

Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Water; Woodland; Landscape; Cattle; Grazing

Categories

Landscapes; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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