Study for Upland Landscape by Thomas Gainsborough

Depicts wooded hills with a figure standing by a pond in the foreground.


Black and white chalk on brown paper
26 x 36 cm
Art Fund grant:
£30,000 ( Total: £75,000)
Acquired in:
Spink-Leger Ltd

It is closely related to the finished painting, now in Munich, Germany. Its high finish suggests it was used to finalise the commission of the painting from the Prince of Wales.


M. Knoedler & Co., New York; Pouce Museum of Art, Puerto Rico by 1962; with Spink-Leger, 2000.

Venue details

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

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.30)

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