8 April 1997
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN DECEASED
Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. (1727-1788)
Cattle watering below a Church
black and white chalk on blue paper
11 x 13¾ in. (28 x 35 cm.)
Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 2 May 1962, lot 23 (£220 to Leggatt).
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery, 1972.
We are grateful to Hugh Belsey for dating this drawing to the 1780s.
The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him
The founder of the 1-54 art fair on giving African artists international visibility, growing up with an artist father, and building her own collection