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Print of the Decoration on a black-figure Greek Ceramic, showing the Panathenaic Procession L. Steffen

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    L. Steffen (active c. 1830) (lithographer)
    Object type
    Material and technique
    colour lithograph on wove paper
    296 x 390 (stone); 331 x 552 mm (sheet)
    Recto, printed, around the image:
    top right: III.
    bottom right: Lith. u. Druck vn. L. Steffen in Berlin.

    bottom right, in ink: 213
    just to the left, in graphite: Sl. [...]

    Verso, in the left half:
    bottom right, in graphite (recent): 186 B R.
    bottom centre, the Ruskin School's stamp

    Verso, all in graphite:
    towards top left: S
    below and left of top centre: Sland [sic] Arch. 213. Panathenaic Proseesion [sic; the 'ee' written over 'se']

    On a separate small paper label, in graphite: 213

    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.

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  • References in which this object is cited include:


    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of Examples Arranged for Elementary Study in the University Galleries (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1870), cat. Standard no. 213

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Reference Series Including Temporarily the First Section of the Standard Series (London: Smith, Elder, [1872]), cat. Reference no. 213

    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. Reference no. 194


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