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Tintern Abbey

Watercolour
1835 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

The ruins of Tintern Abbey partially covered with foliage. The foreground of the image remains at the stage of pencil sketch marks.


Object details

Category
Object type
TitleTintern Abbey (popular title)
Materials and techniques
Watercolour, gouache, brown ink and black chalk on white laid paper
Brief description
Watercolour, 'Tintern Abbey', partially covered with foliage, by Samuel Palmer, ca. 1835.
Physical description
The ruins of Tintern Abbey partially covered with foliage. The foreground of the image remains at the stage of pencil sketch marks.
Dimensions
  • Height: 370mm
  • Width: 486mm
Credit line
Presented by Mrs J. Merrick Head.
Subjects depicted
Place depicted
Bibliographic references
  • Vaughan, William, Barker, Elizabeth E., Harrison, Colin, et al. Samuel Palmer 1805- 1881 : Vision and Landscape. London : British Museum Press 2005 no. 100
  • Lister, Raymond. Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of Samuel Palmer. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. catalogue no.233, p.109.
  • 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
Collection
Accession number
E.1902-1919

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Record createdAugust 3, 2006
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