Description & Technical information

With fine antique carved and gilded swept frame

Date:  painted circa 1753
Period:  18th century
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 77.5 x 94 cm (30¹/₂ x 37 inches)
Provenance: Provenance:
Probably the painting with Panton Betew in 1764;
Gooden and Fox circa 1939;
Arthur Churchman, Baron Woodbridge of Ipswich (1867–1949);
the Hon. Mrs Burnett, his daughter; and by descent;
on loan to Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, 2001–2009.

Literature: Literature:
engraved in reverse by William Austin, and published by John Ryall, 1764, as in the possession of Panton Betew.
Ellis Waterhouse, Gainsborough, 1958, p.108, no.839;
Basil Taylor, Painting in England 1700–1850, catalogue of the Collection of Mrs and Mrs Paul Mellon exhibited at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1963, p.52;
John Hayes, The Landscape Paintings of Thomas Gainsborough, 1982, vol.II, p.366.

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints