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Photograph of a Portrait of Two Magistrates by the Workshop of Tintoretto Carlo Naya, firm

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    Carlo Naya, firm (active 1850s - 1918) (photographer)
    after a work attributed to Jacopo Robusti, called Tintoretto (1519 - 1594)
    Object type
    Material and technique
    albumen print
    352 x 257 mm (print); 400 x 302 mm (mount)
    Within the photograph, apparently written on the negative and so printing white, bottom left: Co. Naya 575

    On the front of the mount, bottom centre, printed: Fotografia dall'originale di C. NAYA.

    On the back of the mount:
    top centre, in graphite: Due Senatori - Tintiretto Jacopo | Venezia. Acc B A.
    bottom left, in graphite: S 50 lower
    towards bottom, left of centre, the Ruskin School's stamp

    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.

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  • References in which this object is cited include:


    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of Examples Arranged for Elementary Study in the University Galleries (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1870), cat. Standard no. 50

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Reference Series Including Temporarily the First Section of the Standard Series (London: Smith, Elder, [1872]), cat. Standard no. 50

    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. Standard no. 50


    • Western Art Print Room

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