The Sleeping Shepherd
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- Etching and drypoint on thick, smooth, cream wove paper with cream chine collé
- Sheet: 4 13/16 x 4 1/16 inches (12.2 x 10.3 cm), Plate: 4 13/16 x 4 1/16 inches (12.2 x 10.3 cm), and Image: 3 3/4 x 3 1/16 inches (9.5 x 7.8 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left to lower right: "This is one of the only two proofs in this state which I have | AHP"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "MH"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- animal art | barn | birds | book | cattle | cloth | cows | farming | fields | genre subject | hat | hay | labor | ladder | landscape | leaves | light | oxen | plough | sheep | shelter | shepherd | sleeping | staff | straw | trees | trellis | vine
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Print made by Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39), The Sleeping Shepherd, 1857
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