Print made by Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39)
The Rising Moon
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine collé
Sheet: 10 7/8 x 16 3/8 inches (27.6 x 41.6 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left below plate marks: "A.7.i."; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "M.H. | Martin Hardie" ("Martin Hardie" underlined); inscribed in graphite, lower right [in a different hand?]: "B [...]"
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Prints and Drawings
tower (building division) | horizon line | trees | church | trough | genre subject | sheep | moonlight | moon | landscape | clouds | animal art | cypress | night | shepherd | village | pond | house | hills | mountain | barrel | staff | hat