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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Charles Herbert Moore, American (New York, NY 1840 - 1930 Harley Witney, Hampshire, England)
San Barnaba, Venice
Work Type
c. 1876-1877
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on buff wove paper
27.3 x 19.1 cm (10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: l.r., graphite, in artist's hand: Tide at point of [ ... ]
  • inscription: verso, graphite: Rio St. Barnaba
Denman W. Ross, Cambridge, MA, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1917
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Dr. Denman W. Ross
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Margaretta M. Lovell, A Visitable Past: Views of Venice by American Artists, 1860-1915, University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL and London, England, 1989), p. 59-60, fig. 65

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Susan C. Ricci, "The Last Ruskinians", American Art Review (March -April 2007), XIX, no. 2, pp. 80-89, repr. p. 81

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, Melissa Renn, and Susan C. Ricci, The Last Ruskinians: Charles Eliot Norton, Charles Herbert Moore, and Their Circle, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2007), pp. 71, 94, pl. 26

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 241, cat. 198, ill.

Marie Frank, Denman Ross and American Design Theory, University Press of New England (Hanover, NH, 2011), p. 33, repr. p. 34 as fig. 1.3

Exhibition History

American Watercolor Society Fifteenth Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, 01/01/1882 - 01/01/1882

The Last Ruskinians: Charles Eliot Norton, Charles Herbert Moore, and Their Circle, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/07/2007 - 07/08/2007

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