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Creator:
Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39)
Title:
Opening the Fold: Early Morning
Date:
ca. 1880
Medium:
Graphite and gray wash with pen and black ink, faded transfer in graphite traced over with pen and black ink on medium, cream, smooth laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/4 x 5 7/8 inches (10.8 x 14.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, bottom left: "K7289"; in graphite, bottom right: "62/11/28/13.A7853 8"; in graphite, verso, bottom center: "221"; in graphite, verso, bottom right: "Palmer, S | Opening Fold"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6240
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
fold | landscape | morning | sheep
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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The Creative Printmaker (Joseph and Margaret Muscarelle Museum of Art, 1986-03-05 - 1986-04-20)

The Creative Printmaker (Yale Center for British Art, 1985-07-09 - 1985-09-01)

Publications:
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Rachel Campbell-Johnston, Mysterious wisdom, the life and work of Samuel Palmer , Bloomsbury, London; New York, 2011, pp. 322, 328, NJ18 P19 C36 2011 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15235
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