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Creator:
John Ruskin, 1819–1900, British
Title:
The Borghese Gardens
Date:
ca. 1840
Medium:
Graphite and brown wash on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 3/8 x 8 7/8 inches (16.2 x 22.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed on verso in graphite, lower center: "J. Ruskin"

Inscribed in graphite, on backing board, lower right: "John Ruskin | The Borghese Gardens | Probably drawn 1840 (Deardon)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, The William K. Rose and Eugene A. Carroll Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2010.6.30
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
garden | landscape | rocks (landforms) | shrubs
Associated Places:
Italy | Lazio | Roma | Roma | Villa Borghese
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Flora / Fauna - The Naturalist Impulse in American Art (Florence Griswold Museum, 2017-06-03 - 2017-09-17)

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. 191, cat. 36, NJ18.R895 .B37 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Jennifer Stettler Parsons, Flora / Fauna : The Naturalist Impulse in American Art, Old Lyme : Florence Griswold Museum, June 3 - September 17, 2017, p. 40, 115, fig. 36, N7650 +F59 2017 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:59695
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