Vignette to Rogers's 'Italy. Watercolor. 1830. Source: Hewison, John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye, which comments that “in Modern Painters I, Ruskin calls this plate of Napoleon at the Battle of Marenpo (despite the derivative central figure) 'one of the noblest illustrations of mountain character and magnitude existing'” (3.444) [Click on image to enlarge it.]


Hewison, Robert. John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976. [Plate 15 in Chapter 2].

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