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.