Wooded landscape with a peasant boy asleep in a cart


  • Title

    Wooded landscape with a peasant boy asleep in a cart

  • Artist/maker

    Thomas Gainsborough (1727 - 1788)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1760 - 1765
  • Material and technique

    watercolour and bodycolour over faint indications in graphite on brown paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 27.9 x 37.9 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Mrs W. F. R. Weldon, 1934.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Calow, John, ‘Thomas Gainsborough: The London Period 1774 - 1778’, The Picturesque No. 33 Winter 2000, (2000), illus. p. 6 pl. 3

Postle, Martin, Thomas Gainsborough (London: Tate Publishing, 2002), illus. p. 38 fig. 33

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