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Title:

The sleeping shepherd, morning

Maker:

Palmer, Samuel; draughtsman; British artist, 1805-1881

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

circa 1857

School/Style:

British

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

watercolour; medium
bodycolour; medium
gum arabic; medium
ink; medium
graphite; medium; traces
paper; support

Technique
Description:

watercolour, bodycolour (?oil), gum arabic, point of the brush and ink over traces of graphite with highlights created by sparing and scratching out, on paper

Dimension(s):

height, 245, mm
width, 178, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1980; Williamson, Miss E.M.

Provenance:

Sir Thomas Barlow, Bt., K.C.V.O., F.R.S., his sale, Sotheby's, 5 May 1943, lot 38; Agnew's, from whom bought by Miss Williamson

Notes:

The print of the same subject was published by the etching club, 1857 - an example of State iv is in the Print Room, given by E. Evelyn Barron, 1945.

Inscription(s):

signature; lower left of centre; point of the brush; S. PALMER
; backboard; label; Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield / Date - Sept - Oct 1961 No. 84 / Exhibition of Works by Samuel Palmer / Title. Sleeping Shepherd - Morning / Artist. Samuel Palmer / Lent by - Miss E.M. Williamson
; backboard; label; Miss E.M. Williamson / Trumpeters House / Old Palace Yard / Richmond / Surrey

Related Object:

P.106-1945; The Sleeping Shepherd

Accession:

Object Number: PD.34-1980
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3587; input: 2000-04-03; modified: 2005-06-23)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3587





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