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The Valley of Vision

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From the Collection

Description

Inscribed in red chalk, verso, lower left: "174"; in graphite, verso, lower left: " Part of the Valley of Vision. S Palmer. To be added to AHPs collection"
Medium: Gouache, brush and brown and black ink, brown and black wash, over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper (wrapper for Creswick crayon paper)
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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From the Watercolour World

Location

Darent Valley, Kent, England

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Tww Comment

Palmer, who lived in Shoreham, referred to the Darent Valley in the North Downs as the Valley of Vision and 'an earthly paradise'.