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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, retouched with graphite on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper with cream chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 13/16 x 4 inches (12.3 x 10.1 cm), Plate: 4 13/16 x 4 inches (12.3 x 10.1 cm), and Image: 3 15/16 x 2 7/8 inches (10 x 7.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center below image: "[?Tree]"; inscribed in graphite in Martin Hardie's hand, lower right: "MH."; inscribed in graphite, upper left on back: "3"; inscribed in graphite, lower left to lower center on back: "Martin Hardie | Required for Exhibition" ("...tin Ha..." of "Martin Hardie" underlined)

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10932
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | bird | chimney | corn | cottage | dog (animal) | fence | field | 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:29358
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