Thomas Gainsborough: Drawings at the Clark

Thomas Gainsborough: Drawings at the Clark, on view from December 1, 2018 – March 17, 2019, provides an opportunity to study the artist’s landscape drawings, working methods and imaginative approach to representing nature.
, 'Herdsman and Cattle,' 1770-1780, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Herdsman and Cattle, 1770-1780

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Landscape with a Clump of Trees on a Hillock,' Early 1760s, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Landscape with a Clump of Trees on a Hillock, Early 1760s

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Wooded Landscape with Shepherd and Sheep, Winding River and Tower,' Mid-to late 1770s, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Wooded Landscape with Shepherd and Sheep, Winding River and Tower, Mid-to late 1770s

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Study of a House and Shed in a Wooded Valley,' ca. 1783, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Study of a House and Shed in a Wooded Valley, ca. 1783

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Landscape with Figures, Herdsman and Cattle at a Pool, and Distant Church,' Mid-to late 1780s, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Landscape with Figures, Herdsman and Cattle at a Pool, and Distant Church, Mid-to late 1780s

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Wooded Landscape with Herdsman and Cow,' early 1780s, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Wooded Landscape with Herdsman and Cow, early 1780s

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Landscape with a View over a Distant Plain,' ca. 1775, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Landscape with a View over a Distant Plain, ca. 1775

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Wooded Landscape with a Cottage and Cows,' Mid-1770s, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Wooded Landscape with a Cottage and Cows, Mid-1770s

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Rocky Wooded Landscape with Winding Track,' Late 1770s, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Rocky Wooded Landscape with Winding Track, Late 1770s

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Wooded Landscape with Rocks Overhanging a Pool,' Mid-1780s, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Wooded Landscape with Rocks Overhanging a Pool, Mid-1780s

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Landscape with Herdsman Driving Cows and Distant Buildings,' mid to late 1780s, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Landscape with Herdsman Driving Cows and Distant Buildings, mid to late 1780s

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Study of Mallows,' Mid-to late 1750s, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Study of Mallows, Mid-to late 1750s

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Wooded Landscape with Rocks, Stream, and Distant Hill,' Mid-to late 1770s, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Wooded Landscape with Rocks, Stream, and Distant Hill, Mid-to late 1770s

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Rocky Wooded Landscape with Herdsman Driving Cattle along a Valley and Distant Mountains,' ca. 1783, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Rocky Wooded Landscape with Herdsman Driving Cattle along a Valley and Distant Mountains, ca. 1783

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Extensive Wooded Landscape with a Bridge over a Gorge, Distant Village and Hills,' ca. 1786, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Extensive Wooded Landscape with a Bridge over a Gorge, Distant Village and Hills, ca. 1786

Clark Art Institute

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, 'Wooded Landscape with Figures and Winding Track Leading to a Cottage,' mid-to late 1780s, Clark Art Institute

Thomas Gainsborough

Wooded Landscape with Figures and Winding Track Leading to a Cottage, mid-to late 1780s

Clark Art Institute

Permanent collection