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Drawing of the Background of Raphael's "Virgin and Child with the Infant Saint John" (The "Madonna del Cardellino") John Ruskin

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
    after Raphael (1483 - 1520)
    Object type
    drawing
    Material and technique
    watercolour and bodycolour with scratching out over graphite on wove paper
    Dimensions
    376 x 289 mm (sheet); 381 x 290 mm (mount)
    Inscription
    Recto, top left, in graphite: p. 205. second vol

    On the back of the mount:
    bottom right, the Ruskin School's stamp
    just below, in graphite (recent): ? E 269
    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.269
  • 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. 269

    Ruskin, John, ‘Rudimentary Series 1878’, 1878, Oxford, Oxford University Archives, cat. Rudimentary no. 298

    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. 269

    Taylor, Gerald, ‘John Ruskin: A Catalogue of Drawings by John Ruskin in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford’, 7 fascicles, 1998, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, no. 023

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. XI.6.E

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

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