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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1928.11
People
John Ruskin, British (London, England 1819 - 1900 Brantwood, England)
Title
Studies of Leaves; verso: Skull of an Animal
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1853
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298674
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink, gray wash, blue watercolor, and white gouache on cream wove paper; verso: black ink, gray wash over graphite
Dimensions
sight: 25.1 x 38.5 cm (9 7/8 x 15 3/16 in.)
Provenance
Miss Mabel Sturgis, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1928
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Miss Mabel Sturgis
Accession Year
1928
Object Number
1928.11
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Gail S. Weinberg, Drawings of John Ruskin (1819 - 1900), exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1979), no. 36

John Dixon Hunt, The Wider Sea: A Life of John Ruskin, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd (London, 1982), repr. between pp. 272-273

R. Dyke Benjamin and Peter Accardo, Remembering John Ruskin, exh. cat., The Grolier Club (New York, NY, 2000), cat. no. 24

Exhibition History

[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

Remembering John Ruskin, The Grolier Club, New York, 02/16/2000 - 04/29/2000

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