Depicts many Gainsborough's early landscape themes: sunlight upon a village, compositional use of clouds.

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.

Gainsborough's House

46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2EU
01787 372 958

Opening times

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm, Sun from 11am Closed Good Friday, 24 Dec – 1 Jan

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