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Thomas Gainsborough
1727–1788

A herdsman and cattle on a mountain track

Full screen

Medium
Black and white chalk and stump 
Size
10 ½ × 14 inches · 270 × 360 mm
Collections
  • Dr John Hunter (1728–93), presumably acquired by gift from the artist;
  • Hunter sale, 29 January 1794, lot 18 (with another), Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn, 5th Bt. (1772-1840), acquired at the Hunter sale;
  • and by descent, 2003;
  • Private collection, UK, 2013.
Literature
  • John Hayes, The Drawings of Thomas Gainsborough, 1970, p.255, no.638.

Private collection, UK