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

The Morning of Life

Former Title(s):

Morning of Life

Additional Title(s):

Hercules and Cacus

Sheep-Washing

A Leafy Dell

Date:
1860-1861
Medium:
Etching, engraving and drypoint, with plate tone on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches (19 x 27.6 cm), Plate: 7 1/8 x 10 1/16 inches (18.1 x 25.6 cm), and Image: 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches (13.6 x 20.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "48"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "No.[?155]"; inscribed in graphite, lower left within plate marks: "A 10.iii"; inscribed in graphite, lower center within plate marks: "Fiseau or au Trufet, chagrin gris. no 73 | . 38-45. T. | encoche ici à droite"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "MH | 2"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "[?Le] July 69 M."; inscribed in graphite, upper center on back: "Dowdeswell"; inscribed in graphite, left center on back: "To be mounted | same as [?others] | cut mount + | [?Trim] paper | Over [?frame]"

Lettered lower left within image: "S. PALMER."

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10925
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | bank | basket | beams | boys | brook | figures | landscape | light | river | stream | sun | trees | washing | woman
Associated Places:
Redhill
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29351
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