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85

Thomas Gainsborough R.A.

Wooded Landscape with Cattle and Sheep at a Watering Place, and Rustic lovers

Estimate:

25,000 - 35,000 USD

Property from the Estate of The Rt Hon the Countess of Sutherland

Thomas Gainsborough R.A.

Thomas Gainsborough R.A.

Wooded Landscape with Cattle and Sheep at a Watering Place, and Rustic lovers

Wooded Landscape with Cattle and Sheep at a Watering Place, and Rustic lovers

Estimate:

25,000 - 35,000 USD

Lot sold:

30,240

USD

Property from the Estate of The Rt Hon the Countess of Sutherland

Thomas Gainsborough R.A.

Sudbury 1727 - 1788 London

Wooded Landscape with Cattle and Sheep at a Watering Place, and Rustic lovers


Gray and gray-black washes and black and white chalk on laid paper

281 by 369 mm; 11 by 14 1/2 in

The medium is generally well preserved. The paper has darkened with time, particuarly so behind the pond.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

George Richard Savage Nassau (1756–1823);
his executor’s sale, Evans, 22 March 1824, (2nd day), lot 351 (with two others in one frame), bt. Lord Gower;
George Granville Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, Lord Gower, later 2nd Duke of Sutherland (1786-1861),
thence by descent to the present owner

J. Hayes, The Drawings of Thomas Gainsborough, London 1972, p. 231, cat. no. 527