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Creator:
Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39)
Title:
At Hailsham, Sussex: a Storm Approaching
Date:
1821
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 × 12 1/2 inches (21 × 31.8 cm) and Frame: 17 1/4 x 23 1/2 x 1in. (43.8 x 59.7 x 2.5cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "At Hailsham - | SP"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper center: "Picture from this sketch exhibited at the British Institution 1822 Life & Letters Catlogue | 'Storm Coming' p 407 | This sketch was made before Samuel Palmer knew John Linnell"

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "SP"; signed and dated in pen and brown ink, upper right: "1821 Sussex SP | 17".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2656
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
fields | landscape | meteorology | rain | science | sky | storm
Associated Places:
East Sussex | England | English Channel | Europe | Hailsham | Sussex | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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English Landscape (Paul Mellon Collection) 1630-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-07-17)

Samuel Palmer and "The Ancients" (The Fitzwilliam Museum, 1984-10-09 - 1984-12-16)

Samuel Palmer 1805-1881 Vision and Landscape (British Museum, 2005-10-21 - 2006-01-22)

Samuel Palmer 1805-1881 Vision and Landscape (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006-03-07 - 2006-05-28)

Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11)

Publications:
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David Ebony, Samuel Palmer's Luminous Garden, Art in America, vol. 94, no. 9, October 2006, p. 148, N1 A43 (LC)+ Oversize (HAAS) Some volumes are also available Online (ORBIS)

William Vaughan, Samuel Palmer : shadows on the wall, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2015, pp. 48-49, fig. 36, NJ18.P19 V37 2015 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19907
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