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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39)
Title:
Moeris and Galatea
Date:
1880-1883
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 x 14 1/2in. (25.4 x 36.8cm), Plate: 5 1/4 x 7 3/8 inches (13.3 x 18.8 cm), and Image: 4 x 6 inches (10.1 x 15.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "30" (written vertically); inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Samuel Palmer. Original Etching"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "'Milking Time'"; inscribed in graphite in a different hand, lower center: "(Moeris and Galatea) 1st State before lettering."; inscribed in graphite in a different hand, lower left: "son"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "88"

Watermark on sheet

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:
B1994.4.1307
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | cattle | cliffs | cows | creeper | figures | goats | lake | landscape | light | literary theme | ocean | oxen | pool | reeds | river | rocks (landforms) | sea | sheep | stream | sun | water
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38921
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