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

Rome from San Spirito

Date:
undated
Medium:
Brown wash black chalk and graphite with white chalk on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/8 x 23 3/8 inches (35.9 x 59.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in graphite, lower left: "Rome | from the Vigna di S. Spirito"; in graphite, verso, center: "Samuel Palmer"; in graphite, verso, lower center: "Given to me by A.H. Palmer | the title on the left & SP on right | are Samuel Palmer's autograph. | Martin Hardie"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "The water-colour from this drg was bought by A Finberg (Cotswold Gallery) at Christie's | in 1926 exhd by him at the Cotswold Gally."

Signed in graphite, lower right: "S. P's autograph AP"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6242
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cityscape | Grand Tour | landscape
Associated Places:
Europe | Italy | Lazio | Roma | Rome
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15237
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