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

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Drawing of an Initial 'N' from a twelfth-century illuminated Manuscript anonymous British

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    anonymous British (Anonymous (British))
    after Anonymous, Continental (Anonymous, Continental)
    Object type
    drawing
    Material and technique
    watercolour and bodycolour over graphite on card
    Dimensions
    172 x 110 mm
    Inscription
    Verso, in graphite (recent):
    top right: Edu. 205
    top, towards left: Assistant | ? J. J. Laing | originally Edu 17 | then I. D. New
    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.205
  • Subject terms allocated by curators:

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  • References in which this object is cited include:

    References

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 205

    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. 205

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of Examples Arranged for Elementary Study in the University Galleries (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1870), cat. Educational no. 17.B

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. IX.1.D

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

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