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

The Rising Moon

Former Title(s):

Rising Moon

Additional Title(s):

An English Pastoral

A Rising Moon

Shepherd and Sheep

Shepherd and Sheep (A Rising Moon)

Date:
1857
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper with beige chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 x 12 3/16 inches (22.8 x 31 cm), Plate: 6 15/16 x 9 7/8 inches (17.7 x 25.1 cm), and Image: 4 9/16 x 7 9/16 inches (11.6 x 19.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left within plate marks: "A.7vi"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Martin Hardie" (underlined); inscribed in graphite, lower right [in different hand]: "H. 7. | Rising Moon"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "A. 1573"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "The Rising Moon"; inscribed in graphite, upper left on back: "[?M] 31" (encircled)

Lettered lower left within image: "S P"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10914
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:29340
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