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

The Herdsman's Cottage

Former Title(s):

The Herdsman's Cottage, or Sunset

Additional Title(s):

Sunset

Date:
1850
Medium:
Etching and drypoint retouched with graphite on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 x 8 9/16 inches (29.9 x 21.7 cm), Plate: 4 15/16 x 4 5/8 inches (12.6 x 11.7 cm), and Image: 3 7/8 x 3 1/16 inches (9.8 x 7.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left below plate marks: "A. 3i."; inscribed in graphite, lower center in Martin Hardie's hand: "Coll.n. A. H. Palmer."; inscribed in graphite, lower left in Martin Hardie's hand: "The Herdsman's Cottage"; inscribed in graphite, lower right [in different hand?]: "I"; inscribed in graphite, lower right in Martin Hardie's hand: "MH."; inscribed in graphite, lower right in Martin Hardie's hand: "Martin Hardie" ("...n H..." underlined); inscribed in graphite, lower center on back: "Martin Hardie." (underlined).

Lettered lower center within image: "S. Pal"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10917
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | architectural subject | bag | beams | brook | cattle | cottage | cows | dog (animal) | farmer | genre subject | herdsman | landscape | light | man | oxen | river | shepherd | staff (walking stick) | stream | sun | sunlight | sunset | trees | window
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29343
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Rachel Campbell-Johnston, Mysterious wisdom, the life and work of Samuel Palmer , Bloomsbury, London; New York, 2011, pp. 330-1, NJ18 P19 C36 2011 (YCBA)


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