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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39)
Title:
The Rising Moon
Date:
1857
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 x 9 inches (15.3 x 22.8 cm), Plate: 6 x 9 inches (15.3 x 22.8 cm), and Image: 4 5/8 x 7 9/16 inches (11.7 x 19.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center on back: "N."; inscribed in graphite, lower right on back: "2 | I" ("2" is encircled)

Lettered lower left within image: "SP"

Signed in graphite, lower center below image: "Samuel Palmer"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12162
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | barrel | church | clouds | cypress | genre subject | hat | hills | horizon line | house | landscape | moon | moonlight | mountain | night | pond | sheep | shepherd | staff | tower (building division) | trees | trough | village
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31984
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