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

Thomas Gainsborough

English, 1727–1788

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

c. 1783

Medium Brush and gray wash on beige laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 8 5/16 x 12 1/8 in. (21.1 x 30.8 cm)
Object Number 2007.8.72
Acquisition Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007
Status Off View

Image Caption

Thomas Gainsborough, Rocky Wooded Landscape with Herdsman Driving Cattle along a Valley and Distant Mountains, c. 1783, Brush and gray wash on beige laid paper. Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007. The Clark Art Institute, 2007.8.72.

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

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.

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