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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):

The Sleeping Shepherd or Early Morning

Additional Title(s):

Early Morning

Date:
1857
Medium:
Etching and drypoint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/16 x 7 inches (21.1 x 17.8 cm), Plate: 4 15/16 x 4 1/16 inches (12.5 x 10.3 cm), and Image: 3 3/4 x 3 1/16 inches (9.6 x 7.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center to lower right: "Sleeping Shepherd | AM1135 ."

Lettered lower right within image: "S. Palmer"; lettered lower left to lower center, below image within plate marks: "Samuel Palmer | 5"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, The G. Allen Smith Collection, transfer from the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.1297
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:38901
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David Ebony, Samuel Palmer's Luminous Garden, Art in America, vol. 94, no. 9, October 2006, p. 209, N1 A43 (LC)+ Oversize (HAAS) Some volumes are also available Online (ORBIS)


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