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Creator:
Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39)
Title:

Foxgloves

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on medium, smooth, white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches (17.1 x 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in graphite upper center: "budding fox glove"; in artist's hand in graphite upper right: "Soft knobs: Top like thyrsus"; in artist's hand in graphite center left: "Foxglove"; in artist's hand in graphite center right: "Edges of leaves | very clean & sharp | and leaves breadths | of half tint | no so juicy as | the tufts of ordinary | grass at A. | Long grass rather more | grey than either"; in artist's hand lower center: "Edge overhanging of crumbly tank"; in artist's hand in graphite lower right: "Foxglove"; inscribed on back in graphite center : "Fox Glove | 1678 With Grasses| Toys Hill July 55"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.662
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botanical subject | flowers (plants) | foxgloves | leaves | stalk, leaf
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12577
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