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George Washington
(1732-1799)

Autograph letter signed, dated Mount Vernon, 20 May 1792, to James Madison

The Stones of Venice

22.9 cm

Purchased by Pierpont Morgan with the Ford Collection, before 1900

MA 505
Item description: 

For his monumental study of Venetian architecture, Ruskin produced sheaves of notes, drafts, and sketches of architectural details. This is one example.