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The Vine or Plumpy Bacchus: P.1714-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Vine or Plumpy Bacchus

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Palmer, Samuel

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Ex-collection F.L. Griggs

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1916) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: AD 1852

Note

Fourth state

Two subjects on one plate, sheet cut into two parts.

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Plate Height 185 mm Width 217 mm
Sheet Height 197 mm Width 230 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: THE VINE. / SONG IN ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA - ACT 2. SCENE 7.
  • Location: Plate upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: SAMUEL PALMER
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: COME, THOU MONARCH OF THE VINE, / PLUMPY BACCHUS, WITH PINK EYNE; / IN THY VATS OUR CARES BE DROWN'D; / WITH THY GRAPES OUR HAIRS BE CROWN'D; / CUP US, TILL THE WORLD GO ROUND; / CUP US, TILL THE WORLD GO ROUND !
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Red ink

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1714-R
Primary reference Number: 6402
Lister (Palmer): E5 IV
Alexander (Palmer): 5 IV
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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