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The Castle of the Baron of Zurlauben 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 laid paper
    Dimensions
    187 x 252 mm (upper plate); 18 x 250 mm (lower plate); 454 x 300 mm (sheet)
    Associated place
    Inscription
    Recto, all engraved:

    below the upper image:
    left: Dessiné par Perignon, Ptre du Roi.
    right: Gravé par Née.
    centre: IERE. VUE DU CHATEAU DE MR. LE BARON DE ZUR-LAUBEN. | Marechal de Caml des Armées du Roi, et Capitaine au regiment des Gardes Suisses. | En sortant de la Ville de Zug. | A.P.D.R.
    bottom right: No. 111.

    below the lower image:
    left: Dessiné par Perignon, Ptre. du Roi.
    right: Gravé par Née.
    centre: IIME VUE DU CHATEAU DE MR. LE BARON DE ZUR-LAUBEN. | En face du lac de Zug, et du Mont Pilate de Lucerne. | A.P.D.R.
    bottom right: No. 111.

    Verso, bottom left, the Ruskin School's stamp

    On a separate small paper label, in graphite: 99
    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.118
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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. 66

    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. 118

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 118

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

Ruskin's Catalogues

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