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Capitals of a Doorway at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona John Wharlton Bunney

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    John Wharlton Bunney (1828 - 1882)
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    Material and technique
    black chalk on grey wove paper
    568 x 396 mm
    Associated place
    Recto, left, towards bottom, in graphite: Capital of door columns | at San Fermo Verona | drawn by John Bunney | Sept 1869 - | Two fifths size of | original

    bottom, towards left, the Ruskin School's stamp
    just below, in ink: A. 7
    just below, in graphite: Ref 113

    Presumably presented by John Ruskin to the Ruskin Drawing School (University of Oxford); first recorded in the Ruskin Drawing School in 1906; 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, ‘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. 113


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