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Cyclamen

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Inscription

Below in ink: In Coelum tendit/ Nec Terrae obliviscitur (It reaches toward Heaven, but is not forgetful of Earth)/ To S. /N./ J. Ruskin 1873

Signed

Lower right :TO S.N./J. Ruskin, 1873

Provenance

The artist; his gift to Sara Norton (1864-1922, Cambridge); her bequest to MFA, acquired 4 January 1923

Credit Line

Bequest of Sara Norton

1873

Dimensions

Image: 13.3 x 15.9 cm (5 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Sheet: 21.7 x 23.8 cm (8 9/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.3

Medium or Technique

Transparent and opaque watercolor on gray paper

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Classifications

Watercolors