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Wooded Landscape with Riders

Artist:
Thomas Gainsborough (British, Sudbury 1727–1788 London)
Publisher:
Republished by John & Josiah Boydell (London)
Date:
August 1, 1797
Medium:
Aquatint; second state of two
Dimensions:
plate: 7 1/4 x 9 5/8 in. (18.4 x 24.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.60
Not on view
Inscription: Top left: "12"; lower left in plate: "Designed & engraved by Thos. Gainsborough"
Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Hayes 14 (Boydell reissue); Woodall 6
Walter Shaw Sparrow A Book of British Etching from Francis Barlow to Francis Seymour Haden. London, 1926, p. 125.

Mary Woodall Gainsborough's Landscape Drawings. London, 1939, pl. 118, cat. no. 6.

John T. Hayes Gainsborough as Printmaker. 1971, Republished by J. & J. Boydell, 1 August 1797 (no. 12 in a series of 12), with letters on a separate plate below., cat. no. 14, pp. 24-7, 82-3, ill.



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