Rocky Wooded Landscape with Herdsman Driving Cattle along a Valley and Distant Mountains

Provenance

Mary Ann Revett; Miss Joan Revett Higginson, her great-granddaughter, by descent, sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., New York, 17 Nov. 1983, no. 92, sold to Spink; [Spink & Son, Ltd., London, 1983–1984, sold to Manton, Apr. 1984]; Sir Edwin A. G. Manton, New York (1984–d. 2005); Manton Family Art Foundation (2005–2007, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2007.

Thomas Gainsborough

English, 1727–1788

Rocky Wooded Landscape with Herdsman Driving Cattle along a Valley and Distant Mountains

c. 1783

Brush and gray wash on beige laid paper

Sheet: 8 5/16 x 12 1/8 in. (21.1 x 30.8 cm)


Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007

2007.8.72


OFF VIEW

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Clarke, Jay, ed. Landscape, Innovation, and Nostalgia: The Manton Collection of British Art. Williamstown, MA: The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2012.