Study of a Woman, seen from the Back

Details

  • Title

    Study of a Woman, seen from the Back

  • Artist/maker

    Thomas Gainsborough (1727 - 1788)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1760 - 1770
  • Material and technique

    black chalk and stump, heightened with white on greyish brown paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 49 x 30.5 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Mrs Alice Jessie Mott, in memory of her husband Charles Egerton Mott, 1959.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1959.9

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Further reading

Harrison Colin, Palmer Caroline, Wodehouse Katherine, Dickinson Harry, Great British Drawings (Oxford, 2015), p. 74 no. 11

Brown, David Blayney, Ashmolean Museum Oxford: Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, iv: The Earlier British Drawings: British Artists and Foreigners Working in Britain Born Before c. 1775 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982)

Brown, Jim, Pendell House, Bletchingley 1636 - 2016 (DB Publishing, 2017), illus. p. 126

Cormack, Malcolm, The Paintings of Thomas Gainsborough (Cambridge University Press, 1993), illus. p. 80 no. 25

Levey, Michael, ‘Thomas Gainsborough: Dawing of a Woman Seen from Back’, The Ashmolean vol. 15, (2000), p. 9

Bryant, Julius, Kenwood: Paintings in the Iveagh Bequest (Yale University Press, 2003), fig. 10

Taylor, Gerald L., Seventeenth and eighteenth century English drawings in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1974), illus. p. 15

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