Collingwood was one of Ruskin's prize students and this work shows his mentor's influence.
The Old Man of Coniston from The Bell - A Winter Study by W G Collingwood, 1925
© The Ruskin Museum
- Watercolour heightened with white on paper
- 35.5 x 51 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £350 ( Total: £1,400)
- Acquired in:
- Sarah Colegrave (19th & 20th Century Pictures)
The artist examines the bare bones of the mountain, brought into almost monochrome relief by the dusting of snow which exaggerates the highlights and suggests the contours to reveal the basic structure.
Private collection, Drewitt Neate; Sarah Colegrave.
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