Sublime Sites

Explorations in the footsteps of Turner, Cotman and Ruskin with Professor David Hill

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Welcome to Sublime Sites, the web journal of Professor Emeritus David Hill at the University of Leeds, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies. The site was … Continue reading

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Ruskin drawings at King’s College, Cambridge: #4 The Mer de Glace from the Montanvers Hotel above Chamonix

This is the fourth in a series of seven articles that will catalogue an important group of drawings by John Ruskin at King’s College, Cambridge. For general notes on the … Continue reading

December 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Cotman, Bloomfield and The Ploughed Field

This article proposes a source for John Sell Cotman’s famous watercolour of ‘The Ploughed Field’ at Leeds City Art Gallery. In the online catalogue of the Cotman collection at Leeds … Continue reading

November 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

John Constable, David Lucas and ‘A Summerland’: Part #5 – The subject and its development

This is the fifth in a series of articles in which I discuss a recently-discovered progress proof of the mezzotint of ‘A Summerland’ made by David Lucas for John Constable … Continue reading

November 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

John Constable, David Lucas and ‘A Summerland’: Part #4 – The Progress Proofs [e-h]

This is the fourth in a series of articles in which I discuss a recently-discovered progress proof of the mezzotint of ‘A Summerland’ made by David Lucas for John Constable … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

John Constable, David Lucas and ‘A Summerland’: Part #3 – The Progress Proofs [d]

This is the third in a series of articles in which I discuss a recently-discovered progress proof of the mezzotint of ‘A Summerland’ made by David Lucas for John Constable … Continue reading

October 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

John Constable, David Lucas and ‘A Summerland’: Part #2 – The Progress Proofs (a-c)

This is the second of a series of articles in which I discuss a recently-discovered progress proof of the mezzotint of ‘A Summerland’ made by David Lucas for John Constable … Continue reading

October 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

John Constable, David Lucas and ‘A Summerland’: Part #1

This is the first of a series of articles in which I introduce a recently-discovered progress proof of the mezzotint titled ‘A Summerland’ made by David Lucas for John Constable … Continue reading

October 14, 2018 · Leave a comment