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Samuel Palmer

(1805-1881), Landscape painter and etcher

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 5 portraits
A visionary landscape painter and etcher, Palmer was deeply influenced by William Blake, whom he met in 1824. He led a circle of young painters known as The Ancients, whose name reflected their desire to revive an artistic golden age from the ancient past. He is best known for the visionary landscapes of his Shoreham period (1826-35)

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Samuel Palmer, by Cundall, Downes & Co - NPG Ax14980

Samuel Palmer

by Cundall, Downes & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1864
NPG Ax14980

Samuel Palmer, by Cundall, Downes & Co - NPG Ax131904

Samuel Palmer

by Cundall, Downes & Co
albumen print on card mount, published 1864
NPG Ax131904



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