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Watercolour - The Shadowy Stream
  • The Shadowy Stream
    Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881
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The Shadowy Stream

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    ca.1880 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Water-colour on card

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Mrs. J. Merrick Head

  • Museum number:

    P.31-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 45, box A

Physical description

A stream with a small waterfall: on the bank in the foreground are two figures; the far bank is lined with trees, behind which the sun is setting; In the distance, to the left of the image, the remains of a castle on a hill can be seen.

Place of Origin

England (probably, painted)

Date

ca.1880 (painted)

Artist/maker

Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Water-colour on card

Marks and inscriptions

'One of the V Bds press July 1880 / Other side Same Size as Shining River'
Written in pencil on the back of the card on which the drawing is executed.

'No - The Shadowy Stream Samuel Palmer Furze Hill House Mead Vale Red Hill Surrey'
Written in ink, in the Artist's hand, on the brown paper covering the backboard.

'S. Palmer'
Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 4.25 in, Width: 7 in

Descriptive line

'The Shadowy Stream'. Water-colour by Samuel Palmer, England, ca.1880.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Catalogue of an Exhibition of Drawings, Etchings & Woodcuts by Samuel Palmer and other Disciples of William Blake October 20 - December 31, 1926. London : Published under the authority of the Board of Education, 1926. Publication No. 178 E.I.D.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Materials

Water-colour; Card

Techniques

Painting; Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

River

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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