Samuel Palmer (British, 1805-1881) Opening the Fold, or Early Morning Etching, 1880, state eight of ten, with two lines of verse added in the lower margin 'And folded flocks were loose to browse anew, O'er mountain thyme or trefoil wet with dew', as published in the second edition of 'An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil' by the artist in 1884, on watermarked laid, with wide margins, 152 x 215mm (6 x 8 1/2in)(PL)  unframed
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Samuel Palmer (British, 1805-1881) Opening the Fold, or Early Morning Etching, 1880, state eight of ten, with two lines of verse added in the lower margin 'And folded flocks were loose to browse anew, O'er mountain thyme or trefoil wet with dew', as published in the second edition of 'An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil' by the artist in 1884, on watermarked laid, with wide margins, 152 x 215mm (6 x 8 1/2in)(PL) unframed
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Samuel Palmer (British, 1805-1881)
Opening the Fold, or Early Morning (Lister 13)
Etching, 1880, state eight of ten, with two lines of verse added in the lower margin 'And folded flocks were loose to browse anew, O'er mountain thyme or trefoil wet with dew', as published in the second edition of 'An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil' by the artist in 1884, on watermarked laid, with wide margins, 152 x 215mm (6 x 8 1/2in)(PL) (unframed)
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