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Statue on the Jamb of the northern Doorway of Bourges Cathedral Frank Randal

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    Frank Randal (1852 - 1917)
    Object type
    Material and technique
    watercolour and bodycolour over graphite on blue wove paper
    349 x 85 mm (sheet); 353 x 85 mm (mount)
    Associated place
    On the back of the mount, top, left of centre, in graphite (recent): E.53. | RANDAL

    On a separate rectangular blue paper label, in ink:
    across the label: Lintel Ornament | Northern Doorway. Cathedral of Bourges
    bottom left: Nov. 1883

    Presumably presented by John Ruskin to the Ruskin Drawing School (University of Oxford); first recorded in the Ruskin Drawing School in 1906; 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, ‘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. 53bis


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