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

The Great Square at Torcello

Date:
1850
Medium:
Pen and black ink, watercolor, white gouache and graphite on thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
9 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches (24.8 x 34.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink lower right: "The Great Square of Torcello."; in pen and black ink, lower center: "U.N."

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink lower right: "J Ruskin | 1850"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1723
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Associated Places:
Torcello
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6362
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