Study of a bough laden with apples
Palmer, Samuel; draughtsman; British artist, 1805-1881
black chalk; medium
white chalk; medium; ?
black chalk and chinese white on paper
height, 294, mm
width, 450, mm
given; 1928-09; Finberg, Mrs A.J.
Samuel Palmer; A.H. Palmer, by whom sold at Christie's, 20 February 1928, lot 38
; lower left; 1830 934 (read by Grigson as the date)
; left, top to bottom; black chalk; Principle of size / Medium or large Apples universal bright / Exceptions / Some still a little larger & / some very much smaller - often / in gradated clusters / Gen. effect in Bright sun the whole / tree apples & leaves very golden / in the same tree will be / some boughs of darker apples / dim in relief but exquisite / in finish / boughs net in size to smallest / twigs - are I think of a crusty / texture and a pale dead gold (all of preceding section erased) Apple boughs fall in long shapes / like the branches - or the / same foreshortened which / is fine. the boughs are / pull'd down by the / weight. NB some / trail along on the / green gound.
1490; The Magic Apple Tree
Object Number: 1491
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 12196; input: 2000-09-12; modified: 2010-12-09)
(Picture Cabinet reference : 827169)