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Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39)

The Timber Wain

Former Title(s):

The Timber Waggon

Additional Title(s):

The Timber Wagon

between 1833 and 1834
Watercolor and gouache with pen and black ink on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Sheet: 5 1/16 x 6 5/16 inches (12.9 x 16 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
country (rural landscape) | fields (agricultural land) | figures | genre subject | laborers | landscape | oxen | pastoral | Rustic | timber | trees | trunk | wagon
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 17, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 105, no. 192, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

William Vaughan, Samuel Palmer : shadows on the wall, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2015, pp. 202, 211, figs. 173 and 180, NJ18.P19 V37 2015 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, cat. no. 17, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)

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