Thomas Gainsborough

Wooded landscape with rustic lovers and two cows



Thomas Gainsborough - Wooded landscape with rustic lovers and two cows



Thomas Gainsborough
Wooded landscape with rustic lovers and two cows
62 x 75 cm
Oil on canvas
Sale Sotheby's, London, 6 December 2018


Provenance

Acquired by Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater (1736–1803), for the Bridgewater Gallery in 1798;
Bequeathed to his nephew, George Granville Leveson-Gower, 2nd Marquess of Stafford and 1st Duke of Sutherland (1758–1833);
By descent to his second son, Francis Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl of Ellesmere (1800–1857);
Thence by descent to John Egerton, 5th Earl of Ellesmere and 6th Duke of Sutherland (1915–2000);
Sold, by order of 'The Trustees of The Ellesmere 1939 Settlement', London, Christie's, 18 June 1976, lot 119, for £11,500, to Richard Green;
With Richard Green, London;
Private collection, England
Sale Sotheby's, London, 6 December 2018, nr. 209

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