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

The Valley of Vision

Former Title(s):

Visionaires Tal

Date:
undated
Medium:
Gouache, brush and brown and black ink, brown and black wash, over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper (wrapper for Creswick crayon paper)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 17 1/2 inches (28.3 x 44.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in red chalk, verso, lower left: "174"; in graphite, verso, lower left: " Part of the Valley of Vision. S Palmer. To be added to AHPs collection"

Embossed: "CRAYON PAPERS | FAST COLOUR | CRESWICK"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1835
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
farm | figures | landscape | mountains | sheep | snow | valley
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13003
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 20, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

An exhibition of English drawings and water colors from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, February 18-April 1, 1962, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1962, pp. 33, 40, cat. no. 48, Pl. 48, NC228 U6 (YCBA) Copy 2 is on Mellon Shelf

British Drawings and Water-Colours in an American Collection-, Illustrated London News, vol.240,no. 6403, April 21, 1962, p. 627, Available Online: Illus.London News Hist. Archive

John Gage, Zwei Jahrhunderte englische Malerei, britische Kunst und Europa 1680 bis 1880 : [Ausstellung] Haus der Kunst Mèunchen, 21. November 1979 bis 27. Januar 1980: [Katalog] , Ausstellungsleitung Haus der Kunst Mèunchen, Mèunchen, 1979, p. 454, no. 300, fig. 300, ND466 Z85 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 104, no. 188, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Samuel Palmer, Tate Publishing, London, p. 40, fig. 34, NJ18.P19 W55 2005 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, cat. no. 20, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)


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