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Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881

The Cypresses at the Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Former Title(s):

Die Zypressen der Villa d'este

Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, blue wove paper
Sheet: 12 3/8 x 9 1/8 inches (31.4 x 23.2 cm), Frame: 23 1/2 x 17 1/4 x 1in. (59.7 x 43.8 x 2.5cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cypress | Grand Tour | landscape | trees
Associated Places:
Europe | Italy | Lazio | Roma | Tivoli | Villa d'Este
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IIIF Manifest:

Samuel Palmer 1805-1881 Vision and Landscape (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006-03-07 - 2006-05-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Samuel Palmer 1805-1881 Vision and Landscape (British Museum, 2005-10-21 - 2006-01-22) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Samuel Palmer and "The Ancients" (The Fitzwilliam Museum, 1984-10-09 - 1984-12-16) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

British Painting and the European Continent (Haus der Kunst Munich, 1979-11-20 - 1980-01-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

English Landscape (Paul Mellon Collection) 1630-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-07-17) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

David Ebony, Samuel Palmer's Luminous Garden, Art in America, vol. 94, no. 9, October 2006, p. 151, N1 A43 (LC)+ Oversize (HAAS) Some volumes are also available Online (ORBIS) [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, pp. 388, 391, no. 243, fig. 243, ND466 Z85 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Raymond Lister, Samuel Palmer and " the Ancients ", Cambridge University Press, Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York, 1984, p. 30, cat. no 39, NJ18 P19 L565 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Christiana Payne, Silent Witnesses Trees in British Art, 1760-1870, Sansom & Co., Bristol, p. 148, fig. 78, NX650.T74 P39 2017 (YCBA) [YCBA]

William Vaughan, Samuel Palmer : shadows on the wall, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2015, pp. 241, 242, 249, fig. 210, NJ18.P19 V37 2015 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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