A Wooded Landscape with a Horseman
- Art Funded
- 24 x 30 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £6,000 (Total: £54,000)
- J R Griffin
The lively feeling of light breaking through trees in this picture is characteristic of his work, especially in the 1760s. The motif of the solitary horseman occurs in many of Gainsborough's watercolours and drawings in this period, and acts as a foil to the vigorous treatment of the trees and sky.
S.Wollaston; Henry Robertson; Mrs.Griffin.