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The Erechtheion James Stuart

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    James Stuart (James Stuart) (1713 - 1788) (designer)
    anonymous British (Anonymous (British)) (engraver)
    Object type
    print
    Material and technique
    engraving on paper
    Dimensions
    323 x 471 mm (sheet)
    Associated place
    Inscription
    Recto, all engraved:
    top right, partially trimmed away at the top and right: Vol.II. Chap.II. Pl[...]
    bottom left, partially trimmed away at the bottom: J Stuart delin.
    bottom centre, partially trimmed away at the bottom: Published by James Stuart Octr. 27. 1787. according to Act of Parliament.

    Verso:
    top right, in graphite, upside down: E29
    bottom left, in graphite: 29
    bottom left, 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.029
  • 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: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. 18

    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. 29

    Stuart, James, and Nicholas Revett, The Antiquities of Athens: Measured and Delineated, 5 (London: J. Haberkorn et al., 1762-1830), vol. II, ch. II, pl. II

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 29

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

Ruskin's Catalogues

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