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Samuel Palmer

  1805 – 1881
 
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Opening the Fold – Early Morning

Opening the Fold – Early Morning   1880

Original etching.

Excellent impression with bright contrast and exceptional tonal range,
as issued for An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil in 1883.
Samuel Palmer’s last completed etching.

£850



The Homeward Star

The Homeward Star   1880/83

Original etching by Samuel Palmer, completed by his son.

Particularly fine, bright impression,
as issued for An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil in 1883.

£495



The Cypress Grove

The Cypress Grove   1880/83

Original etching by Samuel Palmer, completed by his son.

Beautiful, strong impression with striking contrast,
as issued for An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil in 1883.

£395



Moeris and Galatea

Moeris and Galatea   1880/83

Original etching by Samuel Palmer, completed by his son.

Very fine impression, as issued for An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil in 1883.

£325



The Sepulchre

The Sepulchre   1880/83

Original etching by Samuel Palmer, completed by his son.

Extremely strong impression with pronounced etched line,
as issued for An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil in 1883.

£275



The Weary Ploughman sold

The Weary Ploughman   1858

Original etching.

Beautiful impression as first issued in Samuel Palmer, A Memoir by A.H. Excellent, rich black impression of the completed image. As issued by the Etching Club in 1865.

SOLD



Christmas sold

Christmas   1850

Original etching.

Beautiful impression as first issued in Samuel Palmer, A Memoir by A.H. Palmer in 1882; with the engraved title “Christmas” and the words “from Bampfylde’s Sonnet”. A particularly fine, crisp impression with sparkling line.

SOLD



The Skylark sold

The Skylark   1850

Original etching.

Excellent impression of the completed image, as published in Etchings for the Art Union of London by the Etching Club in 1857 and with the plate number (17).

SOLD



The Rising Moon <i>or</i> An English Pastoral sold

The Rising Moon or An English Pastoral   1857

Original etching.

Beautiful impression of the completed image, as published in Etchings for the Art Union of London by the Etching Club in 1857 and with the plate number (10).

SOLD



The Herdsman’s Cottage <i>or</i> Sunset sold

The Herdsman’s Cottage or Sunset   1850

Original etching.

Outstanding impression on large paper from the first published issue of this remarkable etching, as issued for The Portfolio in November 1872.

SOLD



The Sleeping Shepherd; Early Morning sold

The Sleeping Shepherd; Early Morning   1857

Original etching.

The most sought-after of all of Samuel Palmer’s etched works,
The Sleeping Shepherd has become an iconic image of the English pastoral tradition.

Very good impression of the completed image, as published in Etchings for the Art Union of London by the Etching Club in 1857 and with the plate number (5).

SOLD