The Poetic Impulse

The Etchings of Samuel Palmer his peers and followers

Elizabeth Harvey-Lee

Publication date:
January 2016
Publisher :
Elizabeth Harvey-Lee
Illustration :
84 b/w and colour illus.
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ISBN : 9781902863306

Dimensions : 210 X 147 mm
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In honour of the venue the catalogue concludes with a small collection of prints, 17th-20th centuries, of images of barns.

With an Introduction to Samuel Palmer's etchings, followed by a catalogue of all his etchings (13 entirely by his hand and 4 begun by Palmer and finished by his son, Alfred Herbert Palmer).

An Introduction to the Etching Club, followed by a selection of prints by Palmer's fellow members, Thomas Creswick R.A., Charles West Cope R.A., James Clarke Hook R.A., & William Holman Hunt.

And three examples from the later monthly publication English etchings, c1881, by William Livesay, Samuel Henry Baker R.E. & Martin Snape.

A selection of neo-romantic pastoral prints, in the Palmer tradition, from the 20th and 21st centuries, with introductions to Frederick Landseer Griggs and the Goldsmith's School etchers and examples by Griggs, Joseph Webb, Stanley Badmin, Paul Drury, Graham Sutherland, Edward Bouverie Hoyton & Robin Tanner. With later examples in the continuing tradition by George Tute, Ron McBurnie & Kit Boyd.