Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Print made by Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39)

Title:
The Rising Moon
Date:
1857
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with beige chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/8 x 13 3/4 inches (26.3 x 35 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in graphite, lower left below plate marks: "A.7.vii"; inscribed in graphite, lower center below a graphite arrow pointing to plate marks: "no. '10' scraped out here."; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Published State | From "Etchings for the Art Union of London", by the Etching Club, 1857"; inscribed in graphite in Martin Hardie's hand, lower left: "The Rising Moon."; inscribed in graphite in Martin Hardie's hand, lower center: "A H Palmer, Colln"; inscribed in graphite in Martin Hardie's hand, lower right: "Martin Hardie | MH."
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10915
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
tower (building division) | horizon line | trees | church | trough | genre subject | sheep | moonlight | moon | landscape | clouds | animal art | cypress | night | shepherd | house | hills | mountain | village | pond | barrel | staff | hat
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29341