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Thomas Gainsborough
1727–1788

Jan van der Wouwer, inspired by the engraving by Paulus Pontius

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Medium
Oil on canvas
Size
22 ¾ × 18 inches · 578 × 555 mm
Collections
  • Thomas Gainsborough;
  • Margaret Gainsborough, the artist’s wife;
  • Gainsborough sale, Schomberg House, 1789, lot 94; 
  • John Nicholson Galleries, 1960; 
  • Vose Galleries, Boston, 1961;
  • H. James Stone, Brockton, MA, purchased from the above; 
  • Vose Galleries, Boston, 1977;
  • Private collection, USA, 2000;
  • Private collection, UK, 2011.
Exhibitions
  • Vose Galleries, Boston, 1961, no. 6.
Literature
  • G. W. Fulcher, Life of Thomas Gainsborough R.A., 1st edition, 1856, p. 187; 
  • G. W. Fulcher, Life of Thomas Gainsborough R.A., 2nd edition, 1856, p. 191;
  • Ellis Waterhouse, Gainsborough, 1966 p.124, no.1019.

Private collection, UK