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

Brambles

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on white, slightly textured laid paper
Dimensions:
6 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches (17.5 x 22.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in graphite upper left: "Sometimes 3 sometimes 5 on a stalk | leaves | These were mostly 4 | Another kind has only 3 LEAVES"; in artist's hand in graphite upper right: "oak hedge"; in artist's hand in graphite center left: "end of bough"; in artist's hand in graphite lower left: "BRIAR | Blackberry plant | Stalk towards end of light"; in artist's hand in graphite lower center: lying flat | size A"; in artist's hand in graphite lower right: "Traced round | from largest leaf | ground plan | Fibers clearly projecting on under side of leaf"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.663
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
blackberry plant | botanical subject | briar
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12578
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The Critique of Reason : Romantic Art, 1760–1860 (Yale University Art Gallery, 2015-03-06 - 2015-07-26) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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Elisabeth Fairman, Of green leaf , bird , and flower : artists' books and the natural world, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2014, p. 16, 17, fig. 5, N7650 .O4 2014 [ORBIS]


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