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Hughes, Arthur, 1832-1915. That was a Piedmontese

Subject Source: Local (YCBA-RBM)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1862 late November?

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.112
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin tells Heaton that he's feeling better but still unable to talk to anyone. He tells Heaton he has her Hughes work (That was a Piedmontese) and praises the work as "exquisitely beautiful in the face of the woman." Ruskin vows to never criticize work by a living man but goes on to say that Hughes has not been true to Elizabeth Barret Browning's poem A Court Lady by failing to make the subject's dress grand enough. Ruskin...
Dates: 1862 late November?