Thomas Gainsborough

Cottage Children (The Wood Gatherers)



Thomas Gainsborough - Cottage Children (The Wood Gatherers)

Literature

Katharine Baetjer, British paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575-1875, New York; New Haven and London, 2009, nr. 49


Provenance

Henry Herbert, Lord Porchester, later 1st Earl of Carnarvon, Highclere, Hampshire, until died 1811
by descent to Henry George Albert Herbert, 6th Earl of Carnarvon, Highclere, from 1923
with Sulley, London, until 1924, sold to Knoedler
with Knoedler, New York, 1924, sold to Harkness
Edward S. Harkness, New York, 1924-died 1940
Mary Stillman (Mrs. Edward S.) Harkness, New York, 1940-died 1950
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness
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External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 50.145.17

Other works by Thomas Gainsborough


Thomas Gainsborough Portrait of Winifred Silvertop, Mrs John Wright
Portrait of Winifred Silvertop, Mrs John Wright

Thomas Gainsborough Portrait of Jonathan Buttall (Blue Boy)
Portrait of Jonathan Buttall (Blue Boy)

Thomas Gainsborough Miss Haverfield
Miss Haverfield

Thomas Gainsborough The Honorable Mrs. Graham
The Honorable Mrs. Graham
1775

Thomas Gainsborough
Cottage Children (The Wood Gatherers)
147.6 x 120.3 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness