Herdsman and Cattle
|Medium||Brown chalk, watercolor, with touches of oil paint on buff paper, varnished|
|Dimensions||8 7/8 x 12 3/16 in. (22.5 x 31 cm)|
|Acquisition||Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark before 1955|
Thomas Gainsborough, Herdsman and Cattle, 1770–80, Brown chalk, watercolor, with touches of oil paint on buff paper, varnished. The Clark Art Institute, 1955.1971.
Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert, Standish D. Lawder, and Charles W. Talbot, Jr. Drawings from the Clark Art Institute: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Robert Sterling Clark Collection of European and American Drawings, Sixteenth Through Nineteenth Centuries, at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 2 volumes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964.
Richard Ford, London; William Esdaile, London (L. 2617; see inscription);* J. Heywood Hawkins, London (according to sales catalogue Pfungst collection); Henry J. Pfungst, London (sale London, Christie's, June 15, 1917, no. 6); Colnaghi, London (bought by Robert Sterling Clark, 1918).
*"L." refers to F. Lugt, Les Marques de collections de dessins et d'estampes, Amsterdam, 1921 and Supplément, The Hague, 1956.
Wooded Landscape with Shepherd and Sheep, Winding River and Tower
mid- to late 1770s