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Engraving of John Ruskin's Drawing of a small Branch of Scots Pine, enlarged George Allen

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    George Allen (engraver)
    after John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
    Object type
    Material and technique
    etching and mezzotint
    219 x 158 mm (plate); 298 x 218 mm (sheet)
    top left, in graphite (recent), written up the sheet: Formerly R 11 | 'take Photo out' | Allen after | Ruskin
    top, towards right, in graphite (recent): R 285 (R)
    left of centre, the Ruskin School's stamp

    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: Catalogue of the Rudimentary Series, in the Arrangement of 1873, ed. Robert Hewison (London: Lion and Unicorn Press, 1984), cat. Rudimentary no. 285.b, RUD.285.b

    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. Rudimentary no. 285bis


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