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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:

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

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"

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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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19907
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A memoir of Samuel Palmer, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, pp. 30, 94, NJ18.P19 P33 2020 (YCBA)

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)

Samuel Palmer, Tate Publishing, London, p. 11, fig. 2, NJ18.P19 W55 2005 (YCBA)

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)


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