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

The Bright Cloud

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor on thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 15/16 x 7 1/4 inches (15.1 x 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in author's hand in graphite, bottom: "On those bright Italian days [...] white cloud near horizon lower edges or base obscure | [Effect] made by cloud cast shadows over landscape -- the rest as sunny | as possible -- the gray shadows of cloud almost as cool as [azure]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5097
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | landscape | sky
Associated Places:
Europe | Italy
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14621
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Rachel Campbell-Johnston, Mysterious wisdom, the life and work of Samuel Palmer , Bloomsbury, London; New York, 2011, p. 330, NJ18 P19 C36 2011 (YCBA)


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