Samuel Palmer (British, 1805-1881)
The Herdsman's Cottage, alternatively titled Sunset, 1850, second state of two as published in The Portfolio, 1872 (Lister, 3). Initialed within the plate. Etching on paper, plate size 5 x 4 in. (12.5 x 10.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.
Provenance: Through the estate of artist Thomas W. Nason (according to an inscription on the backing paper).
Sheet measures 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. Gently light-struck. Brown paper tape hinge remnants at upper corners on the recto. Hinged to over mat with linen tape on left side verso. The sheet is not laid down. Glazed with glass. No additional issues to report.
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