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Creator:
John Ruskin, 1819–1900, British
Title:

Doorhead of the Palazzo Contarini della Porta di Ferro

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brown wash and white gouache on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches (22.5 x 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, within image, center: "PAX HVIC | DOMVI | No 33 | SALIZADA | DI S FRANCE SCO"; lower right: "N 2924"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Chauncey B. Tinker, B.A. 1899
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.829
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | arch | architectural subject | doorhead | grotesques | monument | palace | relief | scroll (information artifact) | shield | statue | wings
Associated Places:
Italy | Palazzo Contarini della Porta di Ferro | San Marco | Veneto | Venezia | Venice
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6354
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Timothy J. Barringer, Unto this last : two hundred years of John Ruskin, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 147, cat. 18, NJ18.R895 .B37 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Robert Hewison, Ruskin on Venice, "the paradise of cities" , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2010, p. 195, fig. 69, NJ18 R895 H482 (YCBA)


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