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Study of Mallows

Thomas Gainsborough

English, 1727–1788

Study of Mallows

mid- to late 1750s

Medium Graphite with stumping on white laid paper, with gum fixative
Dimensions Sheet: 7 5/8 x 6 1/8 in. (19.3 x 15.5 cm)
Object Number 2007.8.65
Acquisition Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007
Status Off View

Image Caption

Thomas Gainsborough, Study of Mallows, mid- to late 1750s, Graphite with stumping on white laid paper, with gum fixative. Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007. The Clark Art Institute, 2007.8.65.

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

Charles Fairfax Murray; Henry S. Reitlinger (his sale, Sotheby’s, London, 27 Jan. 1954, no. 147, sold to Squire Gallery); [Squire Gallery, sold to Torbock by 1962]; H. Cornish Torbock (by 1962–1994, his sale, Sotheby’s, London, 14 Apr. 1994, no. 63, sold to Spink); [Spink & Son, Ltd., London, 1994–1995, sold to Manton, Sept. 1995]; Sir Edwin A. G. Manton, New York (1995–d. 2005); Manton Family Art Foundation (2005–2007, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2007.

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