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Twilight on Etna John Ruskin

  • Curator’s description:

    Description

    The drawing has not been traced, and is represented here by the photogravure reproduction by Allen & Co. included in the Library Edition.

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
    Object type
    drawing
    Material and technique
    watercolour on paper
    Dimensions
    [171 x 248 mm (approx.; sight size)]
    Inscription
    Bottom right (Ruskin): Taormina. Evening | 26th April 1874
    Provenance

    Presumably presented by John Ruskin to the Ruskin Drawing School (University of Oxford); first recorded in the Ruskin Drawing School in 1906; not recorded in the Drawing School subsequently.

    No. of items
    1
    Accession no.
    WS.II.45
  • Subject terms allocated by curators:

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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. Working Series no. II.45

    Ruskin, John, ‘Educational Series 1878’, 1878, Oxford, Oxford University Archives, cat. Educational no. 110

    Ruskin, John, ‘The Works of John Ruskin’, Edward T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn, eds, The Works of John Ruskin: Library Edition, 39 (London: George Allen, 1903-1912), vol. XXI, pl. XL, f.p. 151

    Taylor, Gerald, ‘John Ruskin: A Catalogue of Drawings by John Ruskin in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford’, 7 fascicles, 1998, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, no. 376

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