London: Yale University Press, 1971.
Red cloth. Vol. 1, x, 353 pp., vol. 2, appx. 231pp. 462 bw plates. Volume 1 presents the most comprehensive study ever of these drawings and includes a biographical sketch, analysis of the artist's unusual techniques and methods of work, and completely annotated catalogue of 878 drawings, with provenance, exhibitions, literature, and essays. Also contains list of present owners (from 1971), concordance, other drawings attributed to Gainsborough in public collections, bibliography, and index. Volume 2 contains 462 bw plates of fantastic drawings. Both volumes are in Vol. II's dj., but rest assured both vols. I and II are present. more information
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