Landscape with cattle and figures; sketch for the Rustic Courtship, Gainsborough Dupont (British, Sudbury, Suffolk 1754–1797 London), Graphite

Landscape with cattle and figures; sketch for the Rustic Courtship

Artist:
Gainsborough Dupont (British, Sudbury, Suffolk 1754–1797 London)
Artist:
Formerly attributed to Thomas Gainsborough (British, Sudbury 1727–1788 London)
Date:
1755–97
Medium:
Graphite
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 x 7 13/16 in. (28 x 19.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.66.1
Not on view
Two Figures with Cattle and a Goat

Inscription: Inscribed on verso of mount in graphite: "Sketch for the/ Rustic Courtship/ picture exhibited Grosvenor Gallery 1905(?) (Rev. Gardiner)."
William Esdaile; Lord Ronald Charles Sutherland Leveson Gower; his sale Christie's, London, Jan. 28, 1911, part of lot 2, as T. Gainsborough; Vendor: through Robert Langton Douglas , as agent for the Museum
Mary Woodall Gainsborough's Landscape Drawings. London, 1939, cat. no. 464, pl. 98 (as Thomas Gainsborough).

John T. Hayes "The Drawings of Gainsborough Dupont" Master Drawings. vol. 3, no. 3, 1965, p. 250.