3 June 2004
Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. (1727-1788)
Wooded landscape with figures, donkeys and buildings
pencil, with fragmentary watermark 'PROPATRIA', unframed
6 1/8 x 7¾ in. (15.6 x 19.7 cm.)
Guy Bellingham Smith.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 11 November 1964, lot 74, with another, (sold Bossuet).
with Savage, London.
Derek Melville, Yoxford.
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M. Woodall, Gainsborough's Landscape Drawings, London, 1939, no. 44.
J. Hayes, The Drawings of Thomas Gainsborough, London, p. 153, no. 183.
For a note on the dating and treatment of the pencil work in this drawing see lot 63.
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Please note that this lot is sold framed.
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