Thomas Gainsborough
Wooded River Landscape with Shepherd and Sheep c.1785, reprinted 1971

Artwork details

Thomas Gainsborough 1727–1788
Wooded River Landscape with Shepherd and Sheep
Date c.1785, reprinted 1971
Medium Etching and aquatint on paper
Dimensions Image: 251 x 340 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1971
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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.

T01437 Wooded River Landscape with Shepherd and Sheep 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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