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Sawrey Gilpin (Scaleby, nr. Carlisle 1733-1807 London)
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Sawrey Gilpin (Scaleby, nr. Carlisle 1733-1807 London)

Cattle in a landscape by a cottage, with ruins beyond

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Sawrey Gilpin (Scaleby, nr. Carlisle 1733-1807 London)
Cattle in a landscape by a cottage, with ruins beyond
signed and dated 'S: Gilpin 1771' (lower left)
oil on canvas
31 x 46¼ in. (78.8 x 117.5 cm.)
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Gilpin came to London in 1749 where he was a pupil of the marine and topographical painter Samuel Scott. Following a commission to paint horses by the Duke of Cumberland in 1758, he began to establish a reputation as one of the finest animal painters of his generation, outshone only by Stubbs.

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