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Three Eagles, and an Outline for drawing an Eagle Anonymous Dutch

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    Anonymous Dutch (Anonymous (Dutch)) (engraver)
    Object type
    print
    Material and technique
    engraving on wove paper
    Dimensions
    315 x 192 mm (plate); 444 x 256 mm (sheet)
    Associated people
    Frederik de Wit (active 1650) (publisher)
    Inscription
    Recto, within the image, all engraved:
    upper compartment, top centre: SEXTA PARS
    lower compartment, bottom, right of centre: F. de Wit Excudit Amstelodami.
    lower compartment, bottom right: 202

    Verso, bottom centre, the Ruskin School's stamp

    On a separate small paper label, both in brush and ink:
    left, struck through: 64
    right: 114
    Provenance

    Presented by John Ruskin to the Ruskin Drawing School (University of Oxford), 1875; transferred from the Ruskin Drawing School to the Ashmolean Museum, c.1949.

    No. of items
    1
    Accession no.
    WA.RS.ED.164
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  • References in which this object is cited include:

    References

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. 114

    Ruskin, John, ‘The Ruskin Art Collection at Oxford: Catalogues, Notes and Instructions’, Edward T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn, eds, The Works of John Ruskin: Library Edition, 39 (London: George Allen, 1903-1912), 21, cat. Educational no. 164

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 164

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

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Ruskin's Catalogues

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