Nov 01, 2016 - Sale 2428

Sale 2428 - Lot 256

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
AUTUMN ON LAKE GEORGE RUSKIN, JOHN; AND JOHN H. HILL. Watercolor landscape by Hill, Signed and Inscribed by both, in blank lower margin. 4 1/4x6 1/4 inches (image), 6x8 3/4 inches overall; faint marginal discoloration from prior matting, some remnants of matting adhesive at extreme edges. Np, circa 1873

Additional Details

Ruskin, lower right: "Very beautiful and what few / would have seen, in light & colour. / JR."
Hill, lower left: "Autumn on Lake George--sketch from / nature. J. Henry Hill 1873."
with--Facsimile of ALS by Ruskin to "My dear Sir [probably Hill]," asking whether he may keep the "most interesting" etchings and drawings a week longer and hoping to "find an important career opening for you." Coniston, 23 August 1881.