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Oak Spray: Drawing of a Detail in Mantegna's Fresco of "The Martyrdom of Saint James" in the Church of Eremitani, Padua Arthur Burgess

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    Arthur Burgess (1843 - 1886)
    after Andrea Mantegna (1430/31 - 1506)
    Object type
    drawing
    Material and technique
    black and coloured chalk on wove paper
    Dimensions
    480 x 334 mm
    Inscription
    Recto, bottom right, in graphite (recent): E220 | Burgess

    Verso, bottom left, the Ruskin School's stamp
    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.220
  • 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. 220

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. IX.2.F

    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. 220

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

Ruskin's Catalogues

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