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Study of Sheep anonymous British

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    anonymous British (Anonymous (British)) (photographer)
    Object type
    photograph
    Material and technique
    albumen print
    Dimensions
    76 x 116 mm (print); 107 x 148 mm (mount)
    Inscription
    On the back of the mount:
    centre, left, in graphite: top of 3
    upper right, the Ruskin School's stamp
    left, below centre, written obliquely down the page in graphite: 186

    On a separate small paper label:
    left, in ink, crossed out in ink: 126
    right, in ink, crossed out in graphite: 137
    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.186.a
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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. 137

    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. 186

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 186

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

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