Harlech Castle

Samuel Palmerundated

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art


  • Title: Harlech Castle
  • Date Created: undated
  • Location Created: Reigate
  • Physical Dimensions: w29.5 x h21.9 cm
  • Type: landscape
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1666478
  • Medium: Watercolor, gouache and varnish over graphite with scraping out on medium, slightly textured, brown wove paper
  • Subject: castle, landscape
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Not signed, not dated
  • Inscription: Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "make the open sky lighter than cloud & the sunny mountains bathe in light | sometimes a very distant mountain in | light melts up into a lightest grayish cloud. With very little difference of color | Harlot"; in graphite, lower right: "There might be added an isolated bright light on the mountain"; in graphite, right: "clump of trees the great depth"
  • Artist: Samuel Palmer