• Title


  • Artist/maker

    Samuel Palmer (1805 - 1881)
  • Associated people

    Samuel Palmer senior (1775 - 1848) (subject)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1824
  • Material and technique

    black chalk, heightened with white, on buff paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 29.1 x 22.9 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased (Hope Collection Fund), 1932.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Lister, Raymond, Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of Samuel Palmer (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988), 63

Upstone, Robert, Sketchbooks of the Romantics (The Wellfleet Press, London, 1992), illus. p.178

Peter Ackroyd, William Blake: Dichter, Maler, Visionar (Germany: Albrecht Knaus, 1995), ---, ---, illus. ---

David Blayney-Brown, Romanticism (London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2001), illus. p. 24 fig. 8

Harrison, Colin, Samuel Palmer (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2004), p. 10, illus. p. 11

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. 1 on p. 66

Micklewright, Keith, Mastering the Language of Visual Expression: Drawing (London: Laurence King Publishing Ltd, 2005), no. 7.6

Moore, Jerrold Northrop, The Green Fuse: Pastoral Vision in English Art 1820-2000 (China, 2007), illus. p. 20

Blythe, Ronald, ‘A Bucolic Paradise’, (2008), illus. p. 79

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