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Published by University of Manchester, Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester .
Written in English


  • Ruskin, John, -- 1819-1900 -- Exhibitions

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Edition Notes

ContributionsWhitworth Art Gallery., University of Manchester. History of Art Department., Greater Manchester Council.
LC ClassificationsNC242.R8, ND497.R88
The Physical Object
Pagination22p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19463299M

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The great social thinker and critic John Ruskin () wrote a series of enormously influential works: Modern Painters (5 volumes between and ), The Seven Lamps of Architecture () and The Stones of Venice (). He shaped the taste of the British public, championing the artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and, especially, Turner. Bibliography. Newall, Christopher (with contributions by Christopher Baker, Conal Shields, and Ian Jeffrey. John Ruskin Artist and : National Gallery of Canada; London Paul Holberton Publishing,   The drawings of John Ruskin are exhilarating to look at, any they express his own sense of exhilaration as he observed landscape and nature, buildings and artifacts. They deserve to be appreciated afresh by a wider audience/5(8). Ruskin was the only child of first cousins. His father, John James Ruskin, (–), was a sherry and wine importer, founding partner and de facto business manager of Ruskin, Telford and Domecq (see Allied Domecq). John James was born and brought up in Edinburgh, Scotland, to a mother from Glenluce and a father originally from Hertfordshire.

He worked extensively for engravers and published a Liber Studiorum () of his own landscape engravings, in defense, as it were, of his art. The variety, spontaneity, and beauty of Turner's drawings and watercolor sketches are almost unequaled. There are no less t of them. Summary of John Ruskin. An incredibly influential figure, who inspired people as diverse as Mahatma Ghandi, Leo Tolstoy, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Ruskin was a complex, intense, and incredibly articulate gh he is best known as an art critic and patron, he was a true polymath and was also a talented watercolorist, an engaging teacher, a respected geologist, and a campaigner for.   To celebrate Ruskin’s th birthday, Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud: Watercolours and Drawings considers John Ruskin’s () eloquent critical relationship with the landscapes of J M W Turner (). To celebrate Ruskin’s th birthday, ‘Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud: Watercolours and Drawings’ considers the eloquent critical relationship John Ruskin () had with the landscapes of J M W Turner ().

- Explore Ilona Hay's board "John Ruskin", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about John ruskin, Ruskin, English art pins. He left behind some paintings drawings and watercolors, that Ruskin cataloged. In Ruskin married Effie Gray, who later left him for one of the Pre-Raphaelites, John Everett Millais. Nevertheless, Ruskin wrote a book in defense of this artistic movement, "Pre-Raphaelitism" (). - Much overlooked and misunderstood Victorian writer/artist ~ he takes me places. See more ideas about John ruskin, Ruskin, Artist pins. RUSKIN, JOHN (), English writer and critic, was born in London, at Hunter Street, Brunswick Square, on the 8th of February , being the only child of John James Ruskin [] and Margaret Cox []. They were Scots, first cousins, the grandchildren of a certain John Ruskin of Edinburgh (). In Praeterila the author professes small knowledge of his ancestry.