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Lion and Lioness John Frederick Lewis

  • Details

    Artist/maker
    John Frederick Lewis (1804 - 1876) (artist, engraver)
    Object type
    print
    Material and technique
    engraving and mezzotint on Cine collé
    Dimensions
    250 x 331 mm (support sheet)
    Associated people
    W. B. Cooke (active c. 1824) (publisher)
    Inscription
    Recto:
    bottom right of image, engraved: Drawn & Engraved by Jno.F.Lewis
    bottom centre, engraved: London, Published May. 1st. by W.B.Cooke, 9, Soho Square
    bottom right, engraved: Proof.
    bottom left, in ink: F. uppermost of two

    Verso:
    top left, in graphite: E.155
    bottom 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.155.a
  • 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: Spottiswoode, 1874), cat. Educational no. 155

    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. 155

    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Educational Series (London: Smith, Elder, 1871), cat. Educational no. 105

Location

    • Western Art Print Room

Position in Ruskin’s Collection

Ruskin's Catalogues

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