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A Wooded Landscape with Figures by a House

Thomas Gainsborough

English, 1727–1788

A Wooded Landscape with Figures by a House

c. 1752

Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 8 3/4 x 7 in. (22.2 x 17.8 cm)
Object Number 2007.8.81
Acquisition Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007
Status Off View

Image Caption

Thomas Gainsborough, A Wooded Landscape with Figures by a House, c. 1752, Oil on canvas. Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007. The Clark Art Institute, 2007.8.81.

Bibliography

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

Provenance

The artist; Mrs. Thomas Gainsborough, his wife, by descent; Margaret Gainsborough, the artist’s daughter, by descent; Wynn Ellis, sale, Christie’s, London, 27 Mar. 1858, no. 12; sale, Christie’s, South Kensington, July 1998, as Thomas Churchyard, sold to Felder; [Felder Fine Art, London in 1998]; [Deborah Gage (Works of Art), Ltd., London, sold to Manton, Mar. 2000]; Sir Edwin A. G. Manton, New York (2000–d. 2005); Diana Morton, his daughter, by descent (2005–2007, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2007.

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