Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Homeward Star,

Pen and ink drawing on wove paper mounted on board

Dimensions (Image): 101 x 152 mm (4 x 6 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 174 x 255 mm (6.9 x 10 in.)


Edition: This drawing was the final study for the etching of the same title. The copperplate version was one of ten illustrations for an English version of the Eclogues of Virgil, by Samuel Palmer, London, 1883. Most of the etchings were completed by the artist’s son, A.H. Palmer. (note by Richard S. Field)

Accession number: 1940.D1.161

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1940

Bibliography: Alexander 14.

Work Type: drawing

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