Image courtesy of the Cleveland Museum of Art | Licence: CC0 1.0
Image courtesy of the Cleveland Museum of Art | Licence: CC0 1.0

Basin of San Marco

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Description

Moran's watercolor of Venice captures both the splendor of the city and the pathos of its fading glory. His interest in the subject was no doubt influenced by John Ruskin's famous book The Stones of Venice (1851–53), as well as by the paintings and watercolors of the British artist Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851), whom Ruskin greatly admired.
Inscription: signed, lower left, in purple watercolor: TMORAN / 1897. ; VERSO, secondary support, center, in graphite: 26 26 [underlined] / 430 424 outside [sideways; circled]
Medium: watercolor over graphite
Dimensions: Sheet: 30.3 x 48.1 cm (11 15/16 x 18 15/16 in.)
Credit Line: Bequest of Mrs. Henry A. Everett for the Dorothy Burnham Everett Memorial Collection
Accesion Number: 1938.107
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Location

Doges Palace, Venice, Italy

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