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- Graphite and watercolour on paper
- Support: 137 x 279 mm
- Presented by the Art Fund (Herbert Powell Bequest) 1967
Samuel Palmer 1805–1881
T01008 The Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine from the Palatine, Rome 1837–9
Inscribed ‘32’ t. r.
Watercolour over pencil, 5¿ x 11 (13.5 x 27.75).
Presented by the National Art-Collections Fund from the Herbert Powell Bequest 1967.
Coll:...; Bryan Hook; Cotswold Gallery by 1927; Herbert Powell, entrusted to the N.A.C.F. 1929.
Exh: Cotswold Gallery, March-April 1927 (1); Sheffield 1961 (42, as of 1838); see also under Atkins T00964.
Presumably executed in Rome, where Palmer arrived at the beginning of November 1837, remaining, apart from a visit to Naples, until August 1839. The 1927 Cotswold Gallery catalogue gave, without evidence, the more precise date 1839.
Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1967–1968, London 1968.