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Title

Landscape with watermill

circa 1855


Artist

Samuel Palmer

England

27 Jan 1805 - 24 May 1881


Details


Other Title

Landscape with mill


Date

circa 1855


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour and bodycolour with scraping out over black chalk underdrawing


Dimensions

37.3 x 51.8 cm image/sheet; 57.5 x 72.0 x 4.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1953


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9010


Artist information

Samuel Palmer

Works in the collection

7


Shown in 8 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Private Collection, 1952, United Kingdom, sold Sotheby's London, 26 November 1952, lot 58

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


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


Christopher Allen, The Australian weekend review, 'Real-world views', 22 Jul 2017-23 Jul 2017, pp 10–11, col illus p 11.

Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, p 10.

Forest and field: from Claude to the Barbizon School, Sydney, 1995, p 7.

Victorian watercolours: selections from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000, p 11, no 27.

Victorian watercolours from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017, pp 152–53, col illus pp 150–51 (detail), 153.

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

Leger Galleries, Early English watercolours, London, 1953, no 27. As 'Landscape with mill'.

Turner to Monet: the triumph of landscape painting, Canberra, 2008, p 112, no 33, col illus p 113.

Leger Galleries, Samuel Palmer an exhibition of Palmer's works with a Leger provenance to celebrate a century of art dealing, London, 1992, np, no 20, col illus. Not exhibited.

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 30.1.1953-27.8.1954, Sydney, 1953-1954, pp 3929 (24 July 1943), 3942 (28 Aug 1953).