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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39)
Title:
The Rising Moon
Date:
1857
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/8 x 16 3/8 inches (27.6 x 41.6 cm), Plate: 6 15/16 x 9 7/8 inches (17.7 x 25.1 cm), and Image: 4 9/16 x 7 5/8 inches (11.6 x 19.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left below plate marks: "A.7.i."; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "M.H. | Martin Hardie" ("Martin Hardie" underlined); inscribed in graphite, lower right [in a different hand?]: "B [...]"

Marked upper right in red ink: slight evidence of a circular stamp

Signed in graphite, lower right below image within plate marks: "S. Palmer."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10913
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | barrel | church | clouds | cypress | genre subject | hat | hills | horizon line | house | landscape | moon | moonlight | mountain | night | pond | sheep | shepherd | staff | tower (building division) | trees | trough | village
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29339
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