Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Samuel Palmer - part 4

1849 Samuel Palmer by Henry Walter
Samuel Palmer (1805 – 1881) English painter and etcher of visionary landscapes who was a disciple of William Blake.

This is part 4 of a 5 - part series on the works of Samuel Palmer. For full biographical notes see part 1, and for earlier works, see parts 1 - 3 also.


1861c Sunset
watercolour, gouache and gum over graphite on wove paper 38.7 x 27 cm
Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, CT

1861c The Early Ploughman
etching on laid paper 17.6 x 24.5 cm (plate)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1863 Moonlit Scene
graphite on paper 11.3 x 9.3 cm
de Young/Legion of Honour Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

1864 (exhibited) A Dream in the Apennine
watercolour and gouache on paper mounted on wood 66 x 101.6 cm
Tate, London

1864 Going Home at Curfew Time
watercolour 27.3 x 39.4 cm
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1864-70c An Illustration to Milton’s ‘Lycidas’
graphite and watercolour, heightened with scratching out and gouache 10.4  x 15.1 cm

1865 The Golden Hour
watercolour and gouache with graphite and scraping out 25.6 x 35.4 cm
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

1868 Box Hill
grey, green and brown washes with black chalk over graphite on brown wove paper 30.8 x 24.1 cm
Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, CT

1868 The Lonely Tower
watercolour, gouache and gum arabic on London board 70.8 x 51.4 cm
Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, CT

1879 The Lonely Tower
etching 16.5 x 23.3 cm (image)

1880 The Lonely Tower
watercolour and gouache 16.8 x 23.5 cm
The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA


1868c The Towered City: The Haunted Stream
sepia wash with white body-colour on card 26 x 42.3 cm
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1870 The Curfew (or The Wide Water'd Shore)
graphite, eraser, watercolour and gouache on paper 51 x 71 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

1870 The Near and the Distant: From Southern Italy
watercolour and body-colour over pencil, heightened with scratching out and gum arabic, on board 41.7 x 60 cm

1874 Old England's Sunday Evening
watercolour over graphite, heightened with body-colour, scratching out and gum arabic 30 x 70 cm

1879 Going to Fold: Study for Eclogue VI: 'Til Vesper Bade the Swain'
watercolour 12.7 x 19.2 cm
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1879 The Eastern Gate
sepia wash 27.3 x 38.1 cm
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1879c The Bellman
etching 19 x 25.1 cm (plate)

1879c The Winding Stream
watercolour10.2 x 17.8 cm
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1880 The Herdsman's Cottage, or Sunset
etching 9.8 x 7.6 cm (image)

1880c Opening the Fold: Early Morning
watercolour over graphite

1880c Opening the Fold: Early Morning
graphite and grey wash with pen and black ink on cream laid paper 10.8 x 14.9 cm
Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, CT

1883 An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil:


1883 Eclogues of Virgil by Samuel Palmer
published by Seeley & Company, London


1876 "Eclogue IV: Thy Very Cradle Quickens"
study for an etching graphite on paper

1880 Opening the Fold
etching and drypoint 17.6 x 11.7 cm 

1883 Moeris and GalateaIllustration for Eclogue 9 
 etching 21 x 31.3 cm

1883 The Cypress Grove
etching
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

1883 The Homeward Star
etching 13-3 x 19 cm
1883 The Sepulchre
etching 21 x 32.1 cm
 The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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1890c The Shadowy Stream
watercolour on card 10.8 x 17.8 cm
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Note: From here on in, the works are undated, so will inevitably be out of date sequence:


n.d. A Barn with a Mossy Roof, Shoreham
watercolour, pen and brown ink, white gouache and graphite on cream wove paper 27.6 x 37.8 cm Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, CT

n.d. A Cottage among Trees, Shoreham
pen and black ink with grey wash on cream wove paper 19.1 x 27.6 cm
Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, CT

n.d. A Harvest Field
watercolour 30.5 x 53.3. cm
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

n.d. A Rocky Shore with Distant Sailing Boats, Margate
watercolour and gouache 28.6 x 40.6 cm

n.d. An Ancient Barn at Shoreham
pen and black ink, grey and brown washes over graphite on cream wove paper 27.8 x 15.6 cm
Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, CT

n.d. Cornfield and Church by Moonlight
brush and black ink on very thick, smooth, cream wove paper 40 x 50.8 cm
Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, CT

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