Thomas Gainsborough (British, Sudbury 1727–1788 London)
Black chalk, pen and black ink, blue and brown washes, heightened with white gouache
Sheet: 8 13/16 × 12 5/8 in. (22.4 × 32 cm)
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Not on view
Gainsborough applied his monogram, seen here at lower rigtht, to several drawings made during his Bath period (1759–74) before giving them as gifts. A layer of varnish makes the image resemble an oil sketch.
Marking: Monogram TG (intertwined) stamped in gold at lower right of recto.
Walter C. Baker; Donor: Walter C. Baker
Hayes no. 335
John T. Hayes The Drawings of Thomas Gainsborough. Yale University Press, 2 vols., New Haven, 1971, cat. no. 335, p. 186.
Artist: Thomas Gainsborough (British, Sudbury 1727–1788 London)Date: ca. 1785Medium: Brown chalk, washed with black ink and touched with white gouache, on buff wove paperAccession: 07.282.7On view in:Not on view