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

Moeris and Galatea

Former Title(s):

Moeris & Galates

Additional Title(s):

Milking Time

Part Of:

Collective Title: English Version

Collective Title: Eclogues of Virgil

Date:
plate etched between 1880 and 1883; impression printed in 1924
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone, retouched with white watercolor, gouache or chalk on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/16 x 13 13/16 inches (29.1 x 35.1 cm), Plate: 5 1/4 x 7 3/8 inches (13.4 x 18.8 cm), and Image: 4 x 6 inches (10.1 x 15.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left below plate marks: "A.17.iii"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Moeris and Galatea | Virgil's 9th Eclogue"; inscribed in graphite, lower left in different hand: "One of nine impressions taken after the lettering + steel facing had been removed | Printed at Dover's House, Campden, May 1924 | F.L.G."; inscribed in black ink, lower right: "note by F. L. Griggs, A.RA, [?RL]"; inscribed in graphite, lower right in Martin Hardie's hand: "Martin Hardie" (underlined)

Remarque consisting of a small triangle drawn in outline, lower left below image within plate marks

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10924
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | cattle | cliffs | cows | creeper | figures | goats | lake | landscape | light | literary theme | ocean | oxen | pool | reeds | river | rocks (landforms) | sea | sheep | stream | sun | water
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29350
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