Depicts many Gainsborough's early landscape themes: sunlight upon a village, compositional use of clouds.
Wooded Landscape with Herdsmen seated on a Bank near a Pool by Thomas Gainsborough, 17461747
© Gainsborough's House
- Oil on canvas
- 49 x 66 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £30,000 ( Total: £220,000)
- Acquired in:
- Robert Holden Ltd
The church tower bears some resemblance to that of St Andrew's in the neighbouring hamlet of Great Cornard.
Reverend Rackett; by bequest to Dorothy Solly; by descent to Col.R. J .N. Solly; by descent; Sold Christie's 1985; Sold Sotheby's 1986.