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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39)
completed by Alfred Herbert Palmer, 1853–1931, British
Title:

The Cypress Grove

Date:
between 1880 and 1883
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/8 x 14 1/8 inches (25.7 x 35.9 cm), Plate: 5 3/16 x 7 3/8 inches (13.2 x 18.7 cm), and Image: 3 15/16 x 5 7/8 inches (10 x 15 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "The Cypress Grove. 1st State." (underlined); inscribed in graphite in a different hand [?], lower center: "5th Eclogue of Virgil"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "L | F"

Watermark on sheet: "W KING"

Lettered lower left within image: "S. PALMER."

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:
B1994.4.1305
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
astronomy | cattle | cows | cypress | death | figures | genre subject | geology | grove | mountain | mourners | night | science | stars | trees | volcano | waterfall
Associated Places:
Daphni | Europe | Greece
Associated People:
Publius Vergilius Maro (70 BC–19 BC), classical Roman poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38918
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