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Photograph of a Lion on Nicola Pisano's Siena Pulpit Anonymous Italian

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    Anonymous Italian (Anonymous, Italian) (photographer)
    after Nicola Pisano (active 1258 - 1278) (sculptor)
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    Material and technique
    gelatin silver print
    543 x 460 mm
    Associated place
    Verso, all in graphite (recent):
    bottom, towards right, struck through in graphite: Ref 61
    just to the right, in several hands: Ref | (72 in C & W) | [...] | ignore [the bottom two lines crossed out in graphite]

    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 the Reference Series Including Temporarily the First Section of the Standard Series (London: Smith, Elder, [1872]), cat. Reference no. 72

    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. Reference no. 72


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