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Study of a Woodland Road

ca. 1780
18th century
156 x 205 mm (6.1 x 8.1 in.)

Thomas Gainsborough, British (English), (1727–1788)

Object Type: drawing
Medium and Support: Black chalk with stumping and white chalk on grey-blue laid paper
Edition: Engraved by W.F. Wells, published by Wells and Laporte, 1 January 1805
Marks: unsigned
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: From one of the sketchbooks purchased by George Hibbert at the Gainsborough Sale, Christie’s, 11 May 1799, lot 82, 84, or 88: by descent to the Honorable A.H. Holland. Hibbert sale, Christie’s, 30 June 1913, probably Lot 55, purchased by Agnew; George W. Davison; Davison Art Center (1944) see H. 526, 569.
Bibliography: Hayes 568.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1944
Accession Number: 1944.D1.254

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This object has the following keywords:
  • roads
  • studies (visual works) - Use for works in any medium of the visual arts that explore a subject or are preliminary to a separate, more finalized work; more finished than sketches. For representations or diagrams that clarify, usually accompanying a text, use "illustrations." [April 1993 scope note changed. May 1991 scope note changed; descriptor changed, was "studies"; alternate term changed, was 'study'. April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • woods - Related Term

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  • image Dimensions: 156 x 205 mm (6.1 x 8.1 in.)

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