SAMUEL PALMER (British, 1805-81)
The Gleaning Field, circa 1832-33
oil on canvas
16-1/2 by 20-1/2 inches (42 by 52 cm.)
Samuel Palmer RWS Hon.RE (Hon. Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers) (27 January 1805 – 24 May 1881) was a British landscape painter, etcher and printmaker. He was also a prolific writer. Palmer was a key figure in Romanticism in Britain and produced visionary pastoral paintings.