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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 Sepulchre
Date:
between 1880 and 1883
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 15/16 x 14 3/8 inches (25.3 x 36.5 cm), Plate: 5 3/16 x 7 5/16 inches (13.2 x 18.6 cm), and Image: 3 15/16 x 5 7/8 inches (10 x 15 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left (written vertically downwards): "62"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "(The Sepulchre)"; inscribed in graphite, lower left to lower center: "Etching"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Sao[...] | £12-2-0 | S Palmer Original Etching | 'The Waning Moon""; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "1st State before. lettering."

Watermark: "ALTON MILL"

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:
B1994.4.1306
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
altar | dark | eclogues | figures | fire | flames | forest | grave | landscape | literary theme | moon | night | shadow | statue | tomb | trees
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38920
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