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Wooded landscape: PD.17-1961

Object information


Wooded landscape


Gainsborough, Thomas (Draughtsman)


History note: With Messrs. Colnaghi, London (Colnaghi no. P.4300)

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 219 mm
Width: 316 mm

Relative size of this object

31.6 m21.9 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1961-10) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown wash
Grey wash
White chalk
Black chalk
Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of prepared paper

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Black and white chalk, grey wash and oil on brown prepared paper, varnished

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: TG
  • Location: Lower left corner
  • Method of creation: Impression
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.17-1961
Primary reference Number: 10688
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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