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

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The two Mythens above Schwytz Anonymous, Swiss

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    Anonymous, Swiss (Anonymous, Swiss)
    Object type
    drawing
    Material and technique
    watercolour and bodycolour over pen and brown ink on paper
    Dimensions
    268 x 410 mm
    Associated place
    Inscription
    Verso:
    top left, in ink: 7.J [?] I. New | Letter [the 'J' struck through]
    bottom left, in graphite: E286
    bottom right, in graphite (recent): Swiss School | 15-5-70 unframed.
    centre, towards top, 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.286
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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. 286

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. XII.7.J

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 286

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

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