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

The Sleeping Shepherd

Former Title(s):

Sleeping Shepherd

Additional Title(s):

Early Morning

Date:
1857
Medium:
Etching and drypoint on thick, smooth, cream wove paper with cream chine collé
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10934
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
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
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29360
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