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

The Wayside Smithy

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 7/8 x 7 3/8 inches (25.1 x 18.7 cm) and Frame: 20 3/4 x 15 3/4 x 1in. (52.7 x 40 x 2.5cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "see back"; lower right in graphite: "For Capt Martin Hardie";on verso in graphite, upper left: "[...] Illustrating one of S. Palmer's favorite themes- Moonlight & | artificial light See Christmas Etching-"

Watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1087
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
blacksmith | genre subject | horses (animals) | laborers | landscape | signboard | smithy | trees | village
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46546
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Samuel Palmer, Tate Publishing, London, p. 49, fig. 41, NJ18.P19 W55 2005 (YCBA)

William Vaughan, Samuel Palmer : shadows on the wall, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2015, p. 225, fig. 194, NJ18.P19 V37 2015 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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