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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 with black chalk on grey paper, washed with Indian ink, and heightened with white

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.674

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 29

Physical description

Landscape; Study of forest trees at the foot of a mountain; a shepherd tending his flock in the foreground on the right; Drawn with black chalk on grey paper, washed with Indian ink, and heightened with white.

Place of Origin

England (probably, drawn)

Date

18th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Thomas Gainsborough, born 1727 - died 1788 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn with black chalk on grey paper, washed with Indian ink, and heightened with white

Dimensions

Height: 10.6 in, Width: 14.3 in

Descriptive line

Gainsborough, Thomas (RA); Landscape; Forest trees at the foot of a mountain; a shepherd tending his flock in the foreground; Drawn with black chalk on grey paper, washed with Indian ink, and heightened with white; 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

Grey paper; Black chalk; Indian ink

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Heightening; Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Shepherd; Mountain; Forest

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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