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untitled (landscape with trees and a building)
  • William Frederick Wells, artist
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: Mitcham Common, England, United Kingdom
    Thomas Gainsborough
    born: Sudbury, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • untitled (landscape with trees and a building), early 1800s
  • A Collection of Prints, Illustrative of the English Scenery, from the drawings of Gainsborough, 1801-1805
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • soft ground etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 198 x 269 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 13/16 x 10 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 232 x 289 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/8 x 11 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of David H. Weinglass and Marilyn Carbonell in Honor of Stephen Goddard
  • Not on display
  • 2017.0022

This is an image of a landscape filled with trees, boulders, and buildings. A tree on a hillock is in foreground just to the right of the center of the page. A grove of trees is to the left in the background behind the center tree. A winding stream extends from the bottom right corner of the page in the foreground towards the background. Boulders are to the right of this stream. In the background on the right side of the page are two buildings: what appears to be a tower and a house. Script below the image reads: “From the Original in the Collection of Geo. Hibbert Esq.”