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Enlarged Outlines of the first Shoots of Wild Strawberry in Spring John Ruskin

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
    Object type
    drawing
    Material and technique
    pen and brown ink over graphite on wove paper
    Dimensions
    490 x 334 mm
    Inscription
    Recto, bottom, towards left, in graphite: E 262

    On the back of the mount:
    top left, in graphite: Was | R/2/54 [the 'R/2/54' crossed out in graphite]
    just below, in graphite: R | 2/57
    just to the right of the first inscription, in graphite: Put into P 1
    just below centre, 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.262
  • 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: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. XI.5.K

    Taylor, Gerald, ‘John Ruskin: A Catalogue of Drawings by John Ruskin in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford’, 7 fascicles, 1998, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, no. 090

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 262

    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. 262

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

Ruskin's Catalogues

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