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Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851. Walls of Rome with the Tomb of Caius Sestus

Subject Source: Local (YCBA-RBM)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1856 late November

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.49
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin advises Heaton on the preservation of her recently acquired Turner pieces, stating that the Walls of Rome and St Angelo can be displayed, provided they are "securely pasted in at the back." He says that he would not expose the Parnassus at all, for fear of damage by gas. He tells Heaton that candlelight would not damage the works. Turner praises Elizabeth Barrett Browning's ...
Dates: 1856 late November