Samuel Palmer

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Birthday
27, 1805
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 24, 1881 (76)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
27, 1805
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 24, 1881 (76)

About

Landscape painter, etcher, and printmaker who was a key figure in the Romanticism movement in Britain. He was known for his visionary pastoral paintings.

Before Fame

He started painting churches at 12 years old and exhibited works at the Royal Academy when he was 14 years old.

Trivia

His etching of "The Lonely Tower" in 1879 was one of his most notable works.

Family Life

He was born to a bookseller and Baptist minister in Surrey Square.

Associated With

He met William Blake in 1824. This meeting inspired his work over the ensuing ten years.