Monthly Archives: July 2010

Mountain Glory: Ruskin’s ‘Modern Painters’ and the Swiss Alps

The fifth and final volume of Ruskin’s Modern Painters, his magisterial book of art history focusing on J.M.W. Turner and landscape painting, was published in 1860.  Like The Stones of Venice, it was largely illustrated with engravings after Ruskin’s own … Continue reading

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