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View of the City of Luzern, taken on the Lake, near the Tuilerie Alexis Nicolas Perignon, I

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    Alexis Nicolas Perignon, I (1726 - 1782) (designer)
    François Denis Née (1732 - 1817) (engraver)
    Object type
    print
    Material and technique
    engraving on paper
    Dimensions
    243 x 364 mm (plate); 259 x 410 mm (sheet)
    Associated place
    Inscription
    Recto, all engraved, below the image:
    left: Dessiné par Perignon Ptre du Roi
    right: Gravé par Née
    centre: VUE DE LA VILLE DE LUCERNE | Prise sur le Lac, près de la Tuilerie. | A.P.D.R.
    bottom right: No. 97.

    Verso, bottom right, the Ruskin School's stamp

    On a separate small paper label, in graphite, top left: 65
    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.115
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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. 65

    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. 115

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 115

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

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Ruskin's Catalogues

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