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

The Bellman

Additional Title(s):

The Bellman from "Il Penseroso"

Date:
1879
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/16 x 16 7/8 inches (28.4 x 42.9 cm), Plate: 7 1/2 x 9 15/16 inches (19.1 x 25.3 cm), and Image: 6 9/16 x 9 1/4 inches (16.7 x 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left below plate marks: "A .II 6."; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Proof by Griggs before | final edition. | Given to me by Griggs | MH."; inscribed in black ink, lower left: "one of 5 proofs printed by F. L. Griggs before the printing | of the final edition. signed by F. L. G. Short + myself. | Martin Hardie."

Lettered lower right within image: "S. PALMER. INV. ET. FEC | MEAD. VALE. | RED HILL | 1879"; lettered lower center below image: "The Bellman from "Il Penseroso" | Published by The Fine Art Society, 148, New Bond St. London, 1879."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10904
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bell | cattle | church | cottages | cows | farming | hills | landscape | literary theme | moon | mountains | night | oxen | path | road | sun | thatch | tower (building division) | town | village | vines
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29330
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Rachel Campbell-Johnston, Mysterious wisdom, the life and work of Samuel Palmer , Bloomsbury, London; New York, 2011, pp. 319-20, NJ18 P19 C36 2011 (YCBA)


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