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Watercolour - Hasting to Covert: a Threatening Rain Storm
  • Hasting to Covert: a Threatening Rain Storm
    Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881
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Hasting to Covert: a Threatening Rain Storm

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    England (painted)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Water-colour

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Mrs. J. Merrick Head

  • Museum number:

    P.32-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 29, box R

Physical description

Landscape composition showing drovers driving a single cow, with a dog, through heavy rain, along a hedgerow track. To the left of the foreground is a river and in the field beyond stands a windmill. Threatening heavy rainclouds hang above.

Place of Origin

England (painted)

Date

mid 19th century (painted)

Artist/maker

Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Water-colour

Marks and inscriptions

'No 1, Hasting to Covert: a threatening rain storm - Samuel Palmer Furze Hill House, Mead Vale, Red Hill Surrey'
Written in Samuel Palmer's hand, on a piece of paper pasted to the backboard.

Dimensions

Height: 6.12 in, Width: 8.25 in

Descriptive line

'Hasting to Covert: a Threatening Rain Storm'. Landscape composition showing drovers driving a single cow along a hedgerow track. Water-colour by Samuel Palmer, England, mid-19th century.

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

no. 130
Catalogue of an exhibition of drawings, etchings & woodcuts by Samuel Palmer and other disciples of William Blake. London, Pub. under the authority of the Board of Education, 1926
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

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Rain; People; Dog; Windmill; Cow; River; Rural; Trees

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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