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

Harlech Castle

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, varnish, and graphite, with scraping out on medium, slightly textured, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/8 x 11 5/8 inches (21.9 x 29.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "make the open sky lighter than cloud & the sunny mountains bathe in light | sometimes a very distant mountain in | light melts up into a lightest grayish cloud. With very little difference of color "; in graphite, lower right: "There might be added an isolated bright light on the mountain"; in graphite, right: "clump of trees the great depth"; in graphite, lower right: "Harlot"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5933
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | landscape
Associated Places:
Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire | Cymru | Europe | Harlech | Harlech Castle | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15068
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Yale Center for British Art, Wales, New Haven, 2014, p. 21, V2519 (YCBA)


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