mid- to late 1780s
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Inscribed in William Esdaile's hand in pen and brown ink, on border of old mount: "Gainsborough"; inscribed in William Esdaile's hand in pen and brown ink, verso, lower left: "1825 WE - Bakers sale N95X" (now on slip of paper in docket).
Medium: Grey and black wash with black chalk, pen and black ink, heightened with white chalk
Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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