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An image of Landscape with watermill by Samuel Palmer
Alternate image of Landscape with watermill by Samuel Palmer

Samuel Palmer

(England 1805 – 1881)

Title
Landscape with watermill
Other titles:
Landscape with mill
Year
circa 1855
Media category
Watercolour
Materials used
watercolour and bodycolour with gum, with scraping out over black chalk underdrawing
Dimensions

37.2 x 50.4 cm sight; 58.0 x 71.8 x 5.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1953
Accession number
9010
Location
Not on display
Provenance (2)

Private Collection, 1952, sold Sotheby's London, 26 November 1952

Leger Galleries, 26 Nov 1952-1953, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Leger Galleries 1953. Purchased by Leger Galleries from Sotheby's London, 26 November 1952

Bibliography (7)

Renée Free, Forest and field: from Claude to the Barbizon School, Sydney, 1995, 7. no catalogue numbers

Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, 10. no catalogue numbers

Leger Galleries, Samuel Palmer an exhibition of Palmer's works with a Leger provenance to celebrate a century of art dealing, London, 1992, 20. not exhibited

Leger Galleries, Early English watercolours, 1954.

Raymond Lister, Catalogue raisonné of the works of Samuel Palmer, 1988, 177. cat.no. 528

Simeran Maxwell, Turner to Monet: the triumph of landscape painting, 'Samuel Palmer', pg. 112, Canberra, 2008, 112, 113 (colour illus.). cat.no. 33

Peter Raissis, Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000. cat.no. 27

Exhibition history (7)

Early English watercolours, Leger Galleries, London, 03 Dec 1953–30 Jan 1954

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1953, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Mar 1954–04 Apr 1954

Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Aug 1993–24 Oct 1993

Forest and field: from Claude to the Barbizon School, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 14 Jul 1995–17 Sep 1995

English landscape watercolours, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 29 Apr 1997–07 Jul 1997

Victorian watercolours: selections from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Jul 2000–27 Aug 2000

The triumph of landscape: Turner to Monet, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 14 Mar 2008–09 Jul 2008