The Elements of Drawing, John Ruskin’s teaching collection at Oxford

The Elements of Drawing, John Ruskin’s teaching collection at Oxford

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Several casts from the Tomb of Mastino II della Scala at Verona, and other Subjects Anonymous, Continental

  • Curator’s description:

    Description

    Cook and Wedderburn listed a series of works presented by Ruskin 'on the Walls of the School, or standing on cabinets, etc.' (XXI.300). These were unnumbered, and have been given arbitrary accession numbers, based on their position in Cook and Wedderburn's list, for the purposes of the current catalogue.

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    Anonymous, Continental (Anonymous, Continental) (sculptor)
    Object type
    cast, sculpture
    Associated place
    Provenance

    Presumably presented by John Ruskin to the Ruskin Drawing School (University of Oxford); first recorded in the Ruskin Drawing School in 1906; not recorded in the Drawing School subsequently.

    No. of items
    many
    Accession no.
    WAL.17.a
  • Subject terms allocated by curators:

    Subjects

  • References in which this object is cited include:

    References

    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. Wall

    Ruskin, John, ‘Rudimentary Series 1878’, 1878, Oxford, Oxford University Archives, cat. Unframed no.1 (in Rudimentary no. 94)

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