- Listed: January 1, 1970 12:00 am
- Title: The Market Cart
- Artist: Thomas Barker of Bath
- Format (cm): 71.1 x 91.4 cm.
- Format (in): 28 x 36 in.
- Last Sale price: 32 500,00
- Last Sale date:
Thomas Barker of Bath (Pontypool 1769-1847 Bath) The Market Cart oil on canvas 28 x 36 in. (71.1 x 91.4 cm.)
Samuel Kilderbee, Ipswich. George-Harland-Peck, London; (+), Christie’s, London, 25 June 1920, lot 66, as Thomas Gainsborough (252 gns. to the following). with Frank Sabin, London, 1920. Arthur J. Secor, by whom gifted in 1933 to the Toledo Museum of Art.
PROPERTY OF THE TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND
J. Frankau, ‘Mr. Harland-Peck’s Collection,’ Connoisseur , V, February, 1903, p. 85, as Thomas Gainsborough. B.M. Godwin, European Paintings in the Toledo Museum , Toledo, 1939, pp. 292-293, as Thomas Gainsborough. J. Hayes, Gainsborough paintings and drawings , London, 1975, p. 213, n. 62, repr. pls. 72, 73. The Toledo Museum of Art, European Paintings , Toledo, 1976, p. 388, as ‘British Anonymous’. J. Hayes, The landscape paintings of Thomas Gainsborough , London, 1982, I, p. 279, as Thomas Barker.
The Toledo Museum of Art, English Art of the Eighteenth Century , February-March 1948, pp. 15, 18, as Thomas Gainsborough. Houston Museum of Art, George Washington’s World , 16 January-14 February 1954, no. 104, as Thomas Gainsborough. Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, Thomas Gainsborough: the harvest wagon , 29 July-9 October 1995, no. 25, as Thomas Barker (not exhibited in Birmingham, England).