Sublime Sites

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

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 · 1 Comment

In Ruskin’s Footsteps at Bellinzona: The Salita della Nocca

This article returns the attention of to the southern Swiss city of Bellinzona to investigate another site drawn by John Ruskin. Bellinzona has been the subject of two previous … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

In Ruskin’s Footsteps: the Balconies of Bellinzona

In November 2012 I made a short site visit to the southern Swiss town of Bellinzona. It stands at the entrance to the Ticino valley above Locarno and for centuries … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · Leave a comment