Venice: the Grand Canal

Details

  • Title

    Venice: the Grand Canal

  • Artist/maker

  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1840
  • Material and technique

    watercolour over graphite with bodycolour and pen and red ink

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 21.5 x 31.5 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by John Ruskin, 1861.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1861.8

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Further reading

Herrmann, Luke, Ruskin and Turner: A Study of Ruskin as a Collector of Turner, Based on His Gifts to the University of Oxford: Incorporating a Catalogue Raisonné of the Turner Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum (London: Faber & Faber, 1968), 56

Piper, David, and Christopher White, Treasures of the Ashmolean Museum: An Illustrated Souvenir of the Collections, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1995), no. 100 on p. 97, illus. p. 97 fig. 100

Le Coz, Martine, ‘Telerama hors serie: Turner et les peintres’, (2009), 71, ---, illus. ---

Moreni, Stefano, L'Abbazia di San Gregorio a Venezia (Marsilio, 2011), 24, ---, illus. ----

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