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Wooded landscape with herdsmen and three cows: P.6401-R-L2

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Current Location: In storage


Wooded landscape with herdsmen and three cows


Printmaker: Gainsborough, Thomas
Publisher: Boydell, John



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


18th century
Production date: AD 1797


Engraved c.1785-89. Republished by Boydell, numbered 11 upper left corner; letters from a separate plate below.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.6401-R-L2
Primary reference Number: 204560
Hayes: 20 ii/ii
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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