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Drawing - The Waters Murmuring
  • The Waters Murmuring
    Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881
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The Waters Murmuring

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chalk and wash

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by A. H. Palmer, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    E.1320-1925

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Woodland scene showing a figure by a tree, alongside a stream. With pencil studies and notes by the Artist on the scheme of light and shade.

Place of Origin

England (probably, made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Chalk and wash

Marks and inscriptions

Pencil studies and notes by the Artist on the scheme of light and shade.

Dimensions

Height: 10.75 in size of sheet, Width: 15 in size of sheet

Object history note

The finished design is reproduced as plate 9 in The Shorter Poems of John Milton with Twelve Illustrations by Samuel Palmer, Painter and Etcher, 1889.

Descriptive line

'The Waters Murmuring'. Woodland scene showing a figure by a tree, alongside a stream. Chalk and wash drawing by Samuel Palmer, 19th century.

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.

Materials

Chalk; Wash

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Trees; Stream; Figure

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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