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Landscape with Herdsman and Cows crossing a bridge: PD.25-2000

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Current Location: In storage


Landscape with Herdsman and Cows crossing a bridge


Painter: Gainsborough, Thomas




History note: Sir Edward Black; Miss H. Fergusson to 1943; Leger Galleries; Rev. H. Atherton-Hart (acquired 1943) to 1999; Spink-Leger

Legal notes

Bought from the Fairhaven Fund with a contribution from the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 41.5 cm
Width: 54 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2000) by Fairhaven Fund, The National Art Collections Fund


Production date: circa AD 1772

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on paper, laid down on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.25-2000
Primary reference Number: 18347
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 September 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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