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    THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH (British, 1727-1788)
    Figures By a Track Through a Wooded Landscape, circa early 1750s
    Pencil on paper laid on card
    7-1/2 x 6 inches (19.1 x 15.2 cm)

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, FLORIDA

    PROVENANCE:
    Christie's, London, English Drawings and Watercolors, May 25, 1971, lot 149;
    Purchased by the present owner from the above.

    NOTE:
    We would like to thank Dr. Lindsay Stainton for her gracious assistance in cataloguing this lot as an early drawing from Gainsborough's Suffolk period. Its subject, with the winding path, rustic figures, and trees, resembles his early 1750s etching The Gypsies.


    More information about THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH, also known as Gainsborough, Thomas, Gainsboro, Thomas, Gainsbro, Thomas, Thomas Gainsbro, Thomas Gainsborough.



    Condition Report*: Very faint scattered discoloration in sky region; card hinged along left edge to French mat.
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    Auction Dates
    November, 2012
    15th Thursday
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