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Creator:
Henry Moore, 1831–1895, British
Title:
Mer de Glace
Date:
1856
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/8 x 14 9/16in. (26.4 x 37cm) and Sheet: 10 1/2 × 14 5/8 inches (26.7 × 37.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in gray ink, lower right: "Mer de Glace."

Watermarks: J Whatman/ Turkey Mill/ 1855

Signed and dated in gray ink, lower right: " H. Moore. | Aug 18th 1856"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1344
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
glacier | ice | landscape | mountains | snow
Associated Places:
Alps | France | Mer de Glace (glacier) | Mont Blanc
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Victorian Landscape Watercolors (Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, 1993-02-11 - 1993-04-12)

Victorian Landscape Watercolors (Yale Center for British Art, 1992-09-09 - 1992-11-01)

Victorian Landscape Watercolors (The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1992-11-18 - 1993-01-03)

Ruskin - Past: Present: Future (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-01-20 - 2000-02-27)

Past Time - Geology in European and American Art (Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 2019-02-16 - 2019-05-12)

Past Time - Geology in European and American Art (Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, 2018-09-21 - 2018-12-09)

Unto this Last: 200 Years of John Ruskin (Yale Center for British Art, 2019-09-05 - 2019-12-08)

Publications:
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Timothy J. Barringer, Unto this last : two hundred years of John Ruskin, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 195, cat. 38, NJ18.R895 .B37 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11347
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