Wooded Landscape with Figures and Winding Track Leading to a Cottage
mid- to late 1780s
|Medium||watercolor and gouache with lead white on beige laid paper, fixed with gum and skim milk (?), varnished with mastic|
|Dimensions||8 11/16 x 14 9/16 in. (22.1 x 37 cm)|
|Acquisition||Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007|
Thomas Gainsborough, Wooded Landscape with Figures and Winding Track Leading to a Cottage, mid- to late 1780s, watercolor and gouache with lead white on beige laid paper, fixed with gum and skim milk (?), varnished with mastic. Clark Art Institute, gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007.8.78
. Early English Water-colours at Hovingham Hall. York. 1957. Hayes, John. Gainsborough and Rowlandson: A New York Private Collection. New York: Published privately, 1998. Hayes, John. The Drawings of Thomas Gainsborough. 2 vols. New Haven: Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for British Art by Yale University Press, 1970. Clarke, Jay, ed. Landscape, Innovation, and Nostalgia: The Manton Collection of British Art. Williamstown, MA: The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2012.
Fitzwilliams of Wiganthorpe; Miss Elsie Fitzwilliam, by descent, sold to Worsley, 1956; Sir William Worsley (in 1956, given to Kent); Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley, later Duchess of Kent, his daughter; [Spink & Son, Ltd., London, no. K3 10334, sold to Manton, July 1992]; Sir Edwin A. G. Manton, New York (1992–d. 2005); Manton Family Art Foundation (2005–2007, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2007.
Landscape with Figures, Herdsman and Cattle at a Pool, and Distant Church
mid to late 1780s