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View of Clovelly, Devon

Artist:
Samuel Palmer (British, London 1805–1881 Redhill, Surrey)
Date:
ca. 1848–49
Medium:
Watercolour, gouache, black chalk and graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 5/8 x 14 15/16 in. (27 x 38 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Cushing Fosburgh, 1978
Accession Number:
1979.135.5
Not on view
Inscription: in graphite at lower left [in A.H.Palmer's hand?]: "See 'The Message from the Sea' [underlined, in quotation marks]... Lundy Island in Distance"; in graphite at lower left, in A.H. Palmer's hand, over (and partially obscuring) the earlier inscription: "Clovelly - between 1848 & 1858 / A.H.P."
James Whitney and Mary Cushing Fosburgh; Donor: Mary Cushing Fosburgh
British Museum. "Samuel Palmer (1805-1881): Vision and Landscape," October 21, 2005–January 22, 2006.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. "Samuel Palmer (1805-1881): Vision and Landscape," March 7, 2006–May 28, 2006.

Lister cat. no. 476
Raymond Lister Catalogue Raisonne of the Works of Samuel Palmer. Cambridge, 1988, cat. no. 476, p. 166.



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