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The Bridge at Shoreham

Artist:
Samuel Palmer (British, London 1805–1881 Redhill, Surrey)
Date:
ca. 1829
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and black and gray wash and white gouache, over graphite, on gray-brown paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 11/16 x 10 15/16 in. (22.1 x 27.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.292
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "From Waterhouse - The Groomsbridge's / house over the pollards -"
John Giles (British, 1810–1880), sold Christies Feb. 2, 1881; John Richmond (British, 1854–1918); Mrs. John Richmond; Eardley Knollys(in 1949); Donor: Walter C. Baker
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 28, 2002–April 21, 2002.

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. 80
Geoffrey Grigson Samuel Palmer, The Visionary Years. 1947, fig. no. 39, p. 21, ill.

Raymond Lister Catalogue Raisonne of the Works of Samuel Palmer. Cambridge, 1988, cat. no. 80, p. 62, ill.

Katharine Baetjer, Michael Rosenthal, Kathleen Nicholson, Stephen Daniels, Timothy J. Standring Glorious Nature: British Landscape Painting 1750-1850 Ex. cat., December 11, 1993-February 6, 1994. Denver Art Museum, Hudson Hills Press, New York, 1993, cat. no. 82, p. 240, ill.

William Vaughan, Elizabeth E. Barker, Colin Harrison Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881: Vision and Landscape Ex. cat., British Museum, Oct. 21, 2005-Jan. 23, 2006; Metropolitan Museum, March 7, 2006-May 28, 2006. London, 2005, cat. no. 44, pp. 120-121, ill.

William Vaughan Samuel Palmer: Shadows on the Wall. New Haven and London, 2015, fig. no. 118, pp. 140-41.



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