Samuel Palmer “O’ Fortunate” Etched Gravure
Samuel Palmer (1805—1881), English landscape watercolorist, etcher, and mystic. Under the influence of William Blake he produced in sepia a series of remarkable visionary drawings of moonlit landscapes. Palmer is also known for his Italian and English landscapes in watercolor, his illustrations of Spenser and Milton, his translations of Virgil’s Eclogues, and his etchings. He is represented in the National Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum, (both in London), The Metropolitan. Getty Museum, Cincinnati Art Museums and others.
Samuel Palmer, Engraving AFTER the sketch-drawing. Published in The Eclogues of Virgil, 1883 in a limited edition on antique Laid paper.
The plate mark measure 5.5 by 7 inches approximate. In good condition.