Print made by Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881, British, active in Italy (1837–39)
The Rising Moon
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with beige chine collé
Sheet: 10 3/8 x 13 3/4 inches (26.3 x 35 cm)
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."
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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