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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1901.23
People
John Ruskin, British (London, England 1819 - 1900 Brantwood, England)
Title
View of Chamonix
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1842
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/299485
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor, white gouache, and graphite on gray-beige wove paper, darkened
Dimensions
34.3 x 49.7 cm (13 1/2 x 19 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: In graphite, lower left: Chamouni
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Fine Arts Appropriation Fund
Accession Year
1901
Object Number
1901.23
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

E. T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn, The Works of John Ruskin, G. Allen (London, England, 1903 -1912), vol. 38, no. 425

Arthur Pope, Catalogue of Ruskin Exhibition in Memory of Charles Eliot Norton, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, 1909), no. 48

Joan Evans, ed., The Diaries of John Ruskin, The Clarendon Press (Oxford, 1956-1959), vol. 2, pl. 33

Gail S. Weinberg, Drawings of John Ruskin (1819 - 1900), exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1979), no. 9

Paul Walton, Master Drawings by John Ruskin: Selections from the David Thomson Collection, Pilkington Press (London, 2000), fig. 2, p. 22

Exhibition History

Ruskin Exhibition, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 11/01/1909 - 02/28/1910

Unidentified Watercolor Exhibition, Winchester Art Association, 1940, Winchester Art Association, Winchester, 11/29/1939 - 12/31/1939

[John Ruskin exhibition], Smith College Museum of Art, 12/01/1949 - 12/21/1949; Yale University Art Gallery, 01/01/1950 - 01/31/1950

Drawings of John Ruskin, 1819 - 1900, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/19/1979 - 03/04/1979

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