The Rising Moon
- Former Title(s):
- Additional Title(s):
An English Pastoral
A Rising Moon
Shepherd and Sheep
Shepherd and Sheep (A Rising Moon)
- Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with beige chine collé
- Sheet: 10 3/8 x 13 3/4 inches (26.3 x 35 cm), Plate: 5 13/16 x 8 3/4 inches (14.7 x 22.2 cm), and Image: 4 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches (11.7 x 19.1 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left below plate marks: "A.7.vii"; inscribed in graphite, lower center below a graphite arrow pointing to plate marks: "no. '10' scraped out here."; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Published State | From "Etchings for the Art Union of London", by the Etching Club, 1857"; inscribed in graphite in Martin Hardie's hand, lower left: "The Rising Moon."; inscribed in graphite in Martin Hardie's hand, lower center: "A H Palmer, Colln"; inscribed in graphite in Martin Hardie's hand, lower right: "Martin Hardie | MH."
Lettered lower left within image: "S P"; lettered lower left below image within plate marks: "Samuel Palmer"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- 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
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Print made by Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39), The Rising Moon, 1857
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