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

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San Fermo Maggiore, Verona John Wharlton Bunney

  • 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
    John Wharlton Bunney (1828 - 1882)
    Object type
    drawing
    Material and technique
    watercolour and bodycolour over graphite on paper
    Dimensions
    905 x 690 mm (sight size)
    Associated place
    Inscription
    Recto, right, towards bottom (just below the bottom of the building), in watercolour: Verona John Bunney 1869
    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.WAL.07
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  • 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, Catalogue of the Reference Series Including Temporarily the First Section of the Standard Series (London: Smith, Elder, [1872]), cat. Wall no. 2 (in Standard no. 83)

Location

    • currently in research collection

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