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Engraving of Turner's "Venice, from the Porch of Madonna della Salute" William Miller

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    William Miller (1796 - 1882) (engraver)
    after Turner (Joseph Mallord William Turner) (1775 - 1851)
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    Material and technique
    engraving on Chine collé
    461 x 650 mm (sheet)
    Associated place
    within the image, bottom right, engraved: I M W T
    below the image, bottom left, engraved: Painted by J.M.W. Turner, R.A.
    below the image, bottom right, engraved: Engraved by William Miller. 1837.
    bottom left, in graphite: Ref. 153
    just to the left, in graphite, written down the sheet: 153

    Verso, bottom, left of centre, the Ruskin School's stamp

    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.

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  • References in which this object is cited include:


    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Reference Series Including Temporarily the First Section of the Standard Series (London: Smith, Elder, [1872]), cat. Reference no. 153

    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. Reference no. 153


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