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

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Profile of a Dandelion Arthur Burgess

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    Arthur Burgess (1843 - 1886) (lithographer)
    Object type
    print
    Material and technique
    lithograph on pale brown wove paper
    Dimensions
    41 x 38 mm (stone); 166 x 145 mm (sheet)
    Inscription
    Verso:
    top right, in graphite: Burgess woodcut E15/below
    bottom right, in graphite: A2
    below 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.015.b
  • Subject terms allocated by curators:

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  • References in which this object is cited include:

    References

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of Examples Arranged for Elementary Study in the University Galleries (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1870), cat. Educational no. 9.C

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 15

    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. 15

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. 10

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

Ruskin's Catalogues

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