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

The Skylark

Date:
1850
Medium:
Etching and drypoint on thick, smooth, cream wove paper with cream chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches (28.3 x 21.6 cm), Plate: 4 13/16 x 4 1/2 inches (12.3 x 11.5 cm), and Image: 3 7/8 x 2 15/16 inches (9.8 x 7.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left below plate marks: "A.2.iv."; inscribed in graphite, lower left [in different hand?]: "From Collection of J. Linnell. Junr."; inscribed in graphite, lower left [in different hand?]: "2651"; inscribed in graphite, lower center [in different hand?]: "The Skylark"; inscribed in graphite, lower center to lower right: "[?Scarce] State before plate was cut down. | AHP."; inscribed in graphite, lower left [in different hand?]: "[?India]"; inscribed in graphite in Martin Hardie's hand, lower right: "M.H."; inscribed in graphite, lower left on back: "From Collectn of J Linnell Jnr"

Lettered lower left within image: "S. Palmer"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10931
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | chimney | corn | cottage | dog (animal) | fence | figure | gate | genre subject | hat | hills | landscape | man | staff (walking stick) | stick | thatch | trees | wheat
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29357
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