October 23, 2021 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


After Thomas Gainsborough

(British, 1727-1788)

Sunset: Carthorses Drinking at a Stream, after the painting held by The Tate, London painted in 1760, with letter verso dated 1902 from P & D Colnaghi Co. and addressing "her Ladyship", oil on canvas, 24-3/4 x 30 in.; possibly original gilt wood and composition frame, 33 x 37-7/8 in.

Note: The original painting was also the subject of an engraving by J. C. Bentley published in 1849. 

Reference: John Hayes, The Landscape Paintings of Thomas Gainsborough, 2 vols, London, 1982, no. 75.

Provenance:Presumed P & D Colnaghi Co., London (letter verso)


lined with paste and linen, crackle, possible retouch under heavy natural varnish; frame with newer chestnut back frame, abrasions

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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