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Watercolour - An Alpine Valley, the Matterhorn in the Distance

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1916P12
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1844c - 1849c

Maker Information

Artist:John Ruskin - View biography for John Ruskin


Ruskin visited the alps many times and made numerous drawings of the region. He appears to have been fond of sketching famous peaks such as the Matterhorn. Two other works in the collection depict multiple peaks and are inscribed with the corresponding names (1907P145 and 1907P150).

Presented by Alderman F C Clayton, 1916.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Watercolour over pencil on paper.

Associated Places


Height:269 mm
Width:354 mm