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Art appreciation

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 March?

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.8
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents:

Ruskin remarks that it is necessary to devote time to art appreciation, noting that Heaton initially liked the sky of Turner's Berne which Ruskin states is "exactly the worst part of the drawing." Ruskin declares Caius Cestius "the finer vignette." Ruskin refers to "Mr Durham" (Joseph Durham, who sculpted a portrait bust of Heaton) but confesses that he doesn't "much care about sculpture."

Dates: 1855 March?

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to Ellen Heaton

Call Number: MSS 47
Abstract: The collection comprises 57 letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ellen Heaton written from 1855 to 1875 (the bulk from 1855 to 1864). The letters primarily pertain to works by Rossetti, including a number of his works commissioned by Heaton. Works referenced include: Beata Beatrix, Beloved, Bethlehem Gate, Dante’s dream at the time of the death of Beatrice, ...
Dates: 1855-1875

John Ruskin Letters to Ellen Heaton

Call Number: MSS 46

The collection comprises letters from John Ruskin to Ellen Heaton, written from 1855 to 1864.

Dates: 1850-1864, bulk 1855-1864