The Flock and the Star

Details

  • Title

    The Flock and the Star

  • Artist/maker

    Samuel Palmer ("Samuel Palmer") (1805 - 1881)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1831 - 1832
  • Material and technique

    pen and brush in Indian ink over indications in graphite and brown ink, on white card

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 14.9 x 17.7 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1940.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1940.64

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Further reading

Lister, Raymond, Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of Samuel Palmer (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988), 133

Herring, Sarah, ‘Samuel Palmer's Shoreham drawings in Indian ink: A matter of light and shade’, Apollo, (1998), no. 6 on p. 41

Harrison, Colin, Samuel Palmer (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2004), p. 38, illus. p. 39

William Vaughan, Elizabeth E. Barker, Colin Harrison et al., Samuel Palmer: Vision and Landscape; 21 October 2005-22 January 2006 (British Museum Press, London; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2005), no. 72 on p. 145

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