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

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Study of a relief Vine-leaf Pattern Arthur Burgess

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    Arthur Burgess (1843 - 1886)
    Object type
    drawing
    Material and technique
    black chalk and wash on wove paper
    Dimensions
    313 x 487 mm
    Inscription
    Recto, top, left of centre, in graphite, written upside down: E16

    Verso:
    top left, in ink: 83
    left, towards bottom, in ink, written up the page: Edu. 102
    bottom, towards left, in graphite (recent): Burgess E 16
    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.016
  • Subject terms allocated by curators:

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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. 11

    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. 16

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 16

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

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