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The East End of the Parthenon 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
    478 mm wide (plate); 324 x 485 mm (sheet)
    Associated place
    Inscription
    Recto, all engraved:
    bottom centre: Published according to Act of Parliament, October 27. 1787.
    bottom right, running down the sheet: Vol. II. Chap. I. Pl. I

    Verso:
    top left, in graphite: 26
    bottom right, in graphite: Edu 26
    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.026
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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. 26

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 26

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

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. 16

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

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