The façade of the Duomo di San Martino, Lucca

Henry Roderick Newman (1843-1917)


Watercolour and body colour on paper

Collection of the Guild of St George, Museums Sheffield

Shown in the library of Two Temple Place, London, during the "John Ruskin: The Power of Seeing" exhibition

At this time, the American-born Newman had the role of artist assistant to Ruskin. The Cathedral was the subject of several Ruskin studies.

  • Ruskin's view of the Duomo (1882)
  • Review of the Exhibition.
  • Ruskin Relics (Caroline Murray's essay on W. G. Collingwood's book about Ruskin)
  • Photograph by Caroline Murray. Text and formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee, with caption material from exhibition catalogue.