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Drawing - A wooded hillside at Underriver, near Sevenoaks, Kent
  • A wooded hillside at Underriver, near Sevenoaks, Kent
    Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881
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A wooded hillside at Underriver, near Sevenoaks, Kent

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Kent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1829 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink drawing on paper, heightened with white

  • Museum number:

    E.454-1953

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 200, box A

Physical description

Drawing of trees and open patches of ground on the spine of an undulating hill.

Place of Origin

Kent (made)

Date

ca. 1829 (painted)

Artist/maker

Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink drawing on paper, heightened with white

Marks and inscriptions

'At Underriver near Sevenoaks'
Inscribed in pencil on the original mount.

'The Inscription is by S. P.'
Inscribed in another hand.

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm, Width: 27.3 cm

Object history note

This drawing was formerly in the collection of Sir Frank Short, R.A., P.R.E., R.I. and was No.31 in the exhibition 'Samuel Palmer & his circle' organised by the Arts Council, 1957.

Descriptive line

Samuel Palmer. 'A wooded hillside at Underriver, near Sevenoaks, Kent'. c.1829.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1953 London: HMSO, 1963
no.31
Samuel Palmer and his Circle : the Shoreham period, London : Arts Council of Great Britain, 1956

Materials

Pen and ink; Zinc white

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Woodlands; Rural scenes; Hills

Categories

Landscapes; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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