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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39)
completed by Alfred Herbert Palmer, 1853–1931, British
Title:

The Cypress Grove

Date:
plate etched between ca. 1880 and 1883; impression printed in 1924
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 15/16 x 12 1/16 inches (27.8 x 30.7 cm), Plate: 5 3/16 x 7 5/16 inches (13.2 x 18.6 cm), and Image: 3 15/16 x 5 7/8 inches (10 x 15 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left below plate marks: "A.15iii"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Illustration to Virgil's Fifth Eclogue. The Cypress Grove | [?opposite] p.55."; inscribed in graphite in different hand, lower left: "Begun on copper by Samuel Palmer. | Completed for publn. by A H. Palmer"; inscribed in graphite, lower right (to label stamp of "DHP" in monogram): "Dover's House Press. | printed by F. L. Griggs. | Martin Hardie | MH."

"DHP" in monogram, of Dover's House Press owned by Frederick Landseer Maur Griggs, stamped in brown ink; watermark

Lettered lower left within image: "S. PALMER."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10908
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
astronomy | cattle | cows | cypress | death | figures | geology | grove | literary theme | mountain | mourners | night | nymphs | oxen | religious and mythological subject | science | stars | trees | twilight | volcano | waterfall
Associated People:
Publius Vergilius Maro (70 BC–19 BC), classical Roman poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29334
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