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John Ruskin
1819–1900

The Fondamenta Nuove, Venice

Full screen

Medium
Pencil, watercolour and gouache
Size
3 ½ × 10 ½ inches · 90 × 265 mm
Notes
Inscribed: by JR and on the verso (5)
Drawn 1877
Collections
  • Private collection, UK;
  • Anonymous sale; Sotheby’s, London, 14th November 1996, lot 234;
  • Private collection, UK, purchased from the above, to 2016.
Exhibitions
  • Oxford, Christ Church Picture Gallery, Master Drawings by John Ruskin, 2000, no catalogue number;
  • Edinburgh, National Galleries of Scotland, and Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada, John Ruskin: Artist and Observer, 2014, no. 65.
Literature
  • Paul H Walton, Master Drawings by John Ruskin: selections from the David Thomson collection, 2000, pp. 180-182, repr. in colour pl 26;
  • Christopher Baker, Ian Jeffrey and Conal Shields, John Ruskin: Artist and Observer, exh. cat., Edinburgh (National Galleries of Scotland), 2014, pp. 210-211, no. 65, repr.

Private collection, USA