The Elements of Drawing, John Ruskin’s teaching collection at Oxford

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Photograph of Dürer's "Greater Celandine" anonymous Austrian

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    anonymous Austrian (photographer)
    after Albrecht Dürer (1471 - 1528)
    Object type
    photograph
    Material and technique
    albumen print
    Dimensions
    274 x 142 mm (print); 474 x 315 mm (mount)
    Inscription
    On the front of the mount:
    printed, within a cartouche: ALBRECHT DÜRER
    lower right, in graphite (recent): E. 256 | Photo | also 5 E on verso

    On the back of the mount:
    top right, in graphite, underlined, and struck through in graphite: Wood frame
    top centre, in graphite and struck through in graphite: 32
    bottom centre, 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.256
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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. 256

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 256

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of Examples Arranged for Elementary Study in the University Galleries (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1870), cat. Educational no. 32

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. XI.5.E

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

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