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

A Cow Lodge with a Mossy Roof

Former Title(s):

Offener Kuhstall mit bemoostem Dach

ca. 1829
Watercolor, gouache, and pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 10 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches (26.7 x 37.5 cm) and Frame: 17 1/4 x 23 1/2 x 1in. (43.8 x 59.7 x 2.5cm)

Inscribed on verso in red chalk, lower left: "154"; in graphite, lower center: "14 1/2 x 10 3/4"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | barn | cattle | cows | farm | lodge | roof | shed | stable
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David Ebony, Samuel Palmer's Luminous Garden, Art in America, vol. 94, no. 9, October 2006, p. 149, N1 A43 (LC)+ Oversize (HAAS) Some volumes are also available Online (ORBIS)

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. 453, no. 299, fig. 299, ND466 Z85 (YCBA)

Samuel Palmer, Tate Publishing, London, p. 30, fig. 25, NJ18.P19 W55 2005 (YCBA)

William Vaughan, Samuel Palmer : shadows on the wall, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2015, pp. 167, 168, fig. 139, NJ18.P19 V37 2015 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Scott Wilcox, British watercolors, drawings of the 18th and 19th centuries from the Yale Center for British Art , Hudson Hill Press, New York, 1985, no. 46, pl. 46, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)

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