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

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Photograph of Holbein's Drawing of a Woman from Basel, turned to the left Anonymous, Swiss

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    Anonymous, Swiss (Anonymous, Swiss) (photographer)
    after Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 - 1543)
    Object type
    photograph
    Material and technique
    albumen print
    Dimensions
    290 x 199 mm (print); 302 x 216 mm (mount)
    Inscription
    On the back of the mount:
    above centre, in ink: 53
    below centre, the Ruskin School's stamp

    On a separate small paper label:
    left, in ink: 31
    right, in graphite: B
    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.ED.120
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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. Educational no. 120

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 120

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. 31.B

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

Ruskin's Catalogues

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