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Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881
Conway Castle
Materials & Techniques:
Graphite, watercolor, gouache and pen and brown ink on medium, smooth, brown wove paper on heavy card
Sheet: 12 3/4 x 17 7/8 inches (32.4 x 45.4 cm), Frame: 23 1/4 x 30 x 1in. (59.1 x 76.2 x 2.5cm)

Inscribed in graphite, center left: "Ivy no line to repeat [...] | thick wall"; lower left: "NB. Central mass width of same grad_ [...] a little dark"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Conway Castle from near the Old Llanrwst Road-North Wales."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | architecture | castle | castle | landscape | Medieval
Associated Places:
Aberconwy and Colwyn | Conway | Conwy | Conwy Castle | Cymru | Europe | United Kingdom | Wales
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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]

Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Duncan Robinson, Fairest isle : the appreciation of British scenery, 1750-1850, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1989, p. 11, no. 74, ND1354.4 F35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

William Vaughan, Samuel Palmer : shadows on the wall, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2015, pp. 237-38, 239, fig. 208, NJ18.P19 V37 2015 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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