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

Christmas

Additional Title(s):

Folding the Last Sheep

Date:
1850
Medium:
Etching with plate tone on thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/16 x 8 1/2 inches (25.8 x 21.6 cm), Plate: 4 7/8 x 4 9/16 inches (12.4 x 11.6 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 ii"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "H"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Colln. A. H. Palmer. | Martin Hardie | M.H." ("A. H. Palmer." and "Martin Hardie" underlined); inscribed in graphite, lower left of verso: "Martin Nardie [sic]. (required for Exhibition)"

Lettered lower right within image: "S PALMER" (very indistinct); lettered lower right within image: "S. Palmer."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10907
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:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29333
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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)


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