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Evening

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Marylebone (published)

  • Date:

    1834 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (painter (artist))
    Sherman, Welby (mezzotinter)
    Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.659-1920

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case J, shelf 12, box B

Physical description

Mezzotint of a shepherd watching over his flock of sheep in a moonlit landscape. 'Evening late, by then the chewing flocks Had ta'en their suppers of the savoury herb of knot-grass dew-besprent'. Lettered with verses.

Place of Origin

Marylebone (published)

Date

1834 (published)

Artist/maker

Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (painter (artist))
Sherman, Welby (mezzotinter)
Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Samuel Palmer. Engraved by Welby Sherman. Published by Samuel Palmer, 4 Grove Street, St. Marylebone. 1834'
Lettered

Lettered with verses

Dimensions

Height: 14.9 cm, Width: 18.1 cm

Descriptive line

'Evening', 1934; mezzotint etching by Welby Sherman after Samuel Palmer.

Production Note

Published by Samuel Palmer, 4 Grove Street, Marylebone.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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