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Profile of Curve of the Capitals of the Parthenon, full size Arthur Burgess

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    Arthur Burgess (1843 - 1886)
    Object type
    drawing
    Material and technique
    pen and ink and brown chalk over graphite on wove paper
    Dimensions
    494 x 345 mm
    Associated place
    Inscription
    Verso:
    just below top centre, in graphite: 28 [the '8' converted from an earlier '1']
    below, in graphite, struck through in graphite: Edu 21 - curve of the Parthenon
    bottom left, the Ruskin School's stamp
    just to the right, in graphite (recent): Edu 28
    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.028
  • Subject terms allocated by curators:

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  • References in which this object is cited include:

    References

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of Examples Arranged for Elementary Study in the University Galleries (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1870), cat. Educational no. 21

    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. 28

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 28

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. 17.B

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

Ruskin's Catalogues

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