Thomas Gainsborough Wooded Landscape with Riders and Packhorses c.1783, reprinted 1971

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Artist
Title
Wooded Landscape with Riders and Packhorses
Date c.1783, reprinted 1971
Medium Mezzotint and drypoint on paper
Dimensions Image: 241 x 318 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1971
Reference
T01440
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Catalogue entry

Thomas Gainsborough 1727–1788

T01433T01443 Impressions from T01422T01432 (Printed 1971)

Purchased from Mr Philip McQueen (Grant-in-Aid) 1971.

T01440 Wooded Landscape with Riders and Packhorses c.1775–80

Soft-ground etching and aquatint, 10¿ x 12¿ (25.6 x 32.6).

Tate also possesses seven impressions of Gainsborough’s prints dating from Boydell’s time or earlier: N02210,’ The Watering Place’ (Hayes 7); N02717,’ Wooded Landscape with Peasant reading Tombstone’ (H.1o); N02718, ‘Wooded Landscape with Two Carts and Figures’ (H.9); N02720, ‘Wooded Landscape with Mountains and Water’ (H.13); N02721, ‘Wooded Landscape with Cottage, Cart and Figures’ (H.12); N02722, ‘Wooded Landscape with Three Cows at a Pool’ (H.15); N02722a, ‘Wooded Landscape with Herdsman and Three Cows’ (H.20).

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1970–1972, London 1972.

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