T00425 RUSKIN PARK II 1959
Inscr. ‘A. Houthuesen’ b.l. and ‘Ruskin Park Oct 24th 1959’ b.r.
Black and red chalk, 22×27 1/2 (56×70).
Purchased from the Reid Gallery (Grant-in-Aid) 1961.
Exh: Reid Gallery, May–June 1961 (35).
This public park on Denmark Hill, London, occupies the site of the house and garden which belonged to Ruskin's father, and is named after him. The artist was living near by and did a number of drawings of the park, some of which were included in the same exhibition.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I