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Title:

Landscape with a pool

Maker:

Gainsborough, Thomas; painter; British artist, 1727-1788

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1746 1747
Date by Hayes, 1982, published as mid - 1750's, with suspicion of earlier date in Goodison & Sutton, 1977.

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 34.9, cm
width, 29.8, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1966; Turner, Percy Moore

Provenance:

J.E. Fordham (1799-1881), Melbourn Bury, by 1856; descended to A.R. Fordham (grandson); his sale, Sotheby's, 21 November 1934 (90), bt. Colnaghi; P.M. Turner

Acquisition Credit:

Bequeathed, 1950 with a life-interest to his widow, relinquished 1966.

Inscription(s):

label; verso; MS; PMT / 404
label; verso; R.A., Old Masters, 1878, lent by J.E. Fordham, Melbourn (?) (when it was no. 103)

Exhibition(s):

Old Masters (1878). 1878
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Notes: lent J.E. Fordham, Melbourn
Catalogue number: 103

Gainsborough loan exhibition. 1936
Venue: 45 Park Lane, London?
Notes: lent P.M. Turner, rep. in volume of illustrations, p. 19
Catalogue number: 88

Hazlitt, 1974. 1974
Venue: Hazlitt Gallery, London?
Catalogue number: 25

British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. 1992-09-17 - 1992-10-20
Venue: Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo
Notes: reproduced (colour) p. 33
Catalogue number: 4

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 83-84
pl. 18

, Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox1974. Landscapes from the Fitzwilliam.London?:
pl. 10

Hayes, J.. 1982. The Landscape Paintings of Thomas Gainsborough.p. 72
fig. 87

Waterhouse, Ellis. 1958. Gainsborough.p. 111
no. 875

Fulcher, G.W.. 1856. Life of Thomas Gainsborough, R.A..p. 236

Hayes, J.. 1982. The Landscape paintings of Thomas Gainsborough, Vol. II.p. 345-346
no. 18, repr.

1936. 'Gainsborough loan exhibition'.London?: p. 19
volume of illustrations

Woodall, M.. 1939. Gainsborough's landscape drawings.p. 29
pl. 15

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1967. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Annual Report for the Year ending 31 December 1966.Cambridge (Cambs.):
pl. VI

1992. British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Tokyo: p. 32-33
cat. no. 4, reproduced (colour)

Accession:

Object Number: PD.3-1966
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3258; input: 2000-03-24; modified: 2014-09-03)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3258





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