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Shore Scene With Cattle in the Foreground and Boats in Shallow Water at Right

Series/Portfolio:
Imitations of Modern Drawings
Etcher:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Artist:
After Thomas Gainsborough (British, Sudbury 1727–1788 London)
Published in:
London
Date:
1784–88
Medium:
Aquatint and soft ground etching
Dimensions:
Plate: 9 15/16 x 13 7/8 in. (25.2 x 35.3 cm) Sheet: 12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (31.5 x 47 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.7(4)
Not on view
Signature: in plate lower left: "Gainsborough"
Vendor: James Rimell & Son
Grego I.151, no.4; II.390, no.4.
Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I p. 151, no.4 (Cattle, River Side), vol. II, p. 390, no.4.

The Grolier Club A Catalogue of Books Illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson, Together with a collection of original drawings by him Exh. cat. November 1916, The set described here (now Boston Public Library), belonged to Rowlandson, and includes 14 large plates (8 after Gainsborough, 2 after Barrett and 4 without inscriptions); plus 18 small plates on 9 sheets (including "A Print Sale," "Cupids: after Bartolozzi, "John Bull in France", "Monsieur in England" (both Wigstead 1788), and various landscapes and scenes after Gainsborough, Gilpin, Wheatley and anonymous artists)., cat. no. 52, pp. 82-83.

John T. Hayes Gainsborough as Printmaker. 1971, pp. 27-29.



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