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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39)
Title:
Christmas
Date:
1877
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper (Japanese paper)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/4 x 6 7/16 inches (22.2 x 16.4 cm), Plate: 4 13/16 x 4 3/16 inches (12.2 x 10.6 cm), and Image: 3 15/16 x 3 3/16 inches (10 x 8.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left below plate marks: "A 4 iv | See under [arrow] as to printing"; inscribed in graphite, lower right below plate marks: "Coll: AH. Palmer | H | MH"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Old Japanese paper from F Goulding 1877 | S."

Lettered lower right within image: "S PALMER" (very indistinct); lettered, lower right within image: "S. Palmer"; lower left below image: "S. Palmer."; lettered lower center below image: " "Christmas" | From Bampfylde's Sonnet."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10905
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | barn | children | Christmas | cottage | dog (animal) | doorway | farm | interior | moon | night | sheep | thatch | trees | window
Access:
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Publications:
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Rachel Campbell-Johnston, Mysterious wisdom, the life and work of Samuel Palmer , Bloomsbury, London; New York, 2011, p. 243, NJ18 P19 C36 2011 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29331
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