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Wooded Landscape with Cattle by a Pool (detail), oil on canvas by Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788), photo credit: Gainsborough's House
Seated in a rural idyll of a typical Suffolk landscape, the sitters dressed in fashionable contemporary attire are Mary, widow of Thomas Cobbold (1680 – 1752), a maltster from Bury St Edmunds, and their daughter Anne.
The ewe and lamb beautifully reflect the mother and daughter relationship and the painting offers the charming detail of the tiny parakeet on Mary’s hand and the rose on her dress.
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Gainsborough's House is the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough and home to some of his finest works. The Gainsborough's House Society formed in 1958 to purchase the house and open it as a public museum. The museum has been open for 60 years and continues to operate as a charitable trust. Located in Sudbury, Suffolk, the house exhibits drawings and paintings that span Gainsborough's entire career as an artist. Purchases of framed and unframed art prints directly support the collection.
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Caroline, Mrs Nathaniel Acton
Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788)
Descent from the Cross
Mrs Mary Cobbold with Her Daughter Anne
Peter Darnell Muilman, Charles Crokatt and William Keable in a Landscape
The Mock Doctor
Hubert François Bourguignon Gravelot (1699–1773)
Wooded Landscape with Cattle by a Pool
Abbas Hall, Suffolk
Henry Bridgman (1831–1909)
Caroline Anne Horde
Gainsborough Dupont (1754–1797)
Classical Landscape with Ruins
John Joshua Kirby (1716–1774)
Harriet, Viscountess Tracy
John Clementson (1735–1805)
John Gainsborough (1711–1772)
John Theodore Heins Senior (1697–1756)
Lady Mendip (1725–1803)
Landscape with a Cow and a Sheep
Landscape with Peasant Children outside a Cottage
Lord Bernard Stuart
Lucy James, Mrs Thomas Audley (1705–1774)
Mary, Mrs John Vere
Mr John Vere
Mrs Thomas Gainsborough (1728–1797)
Portrait of a Boy (Fragment)
Portrait of a Girl (Fragment)
Portrait of a Man, Possibly Charles Harding
Richard Gainsborough Dupont (1789–1874)
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