Left: J. W. M. Turner, Vignette to Roger’s “Italy”. 1830. Right: John Ruskin. Vignette to “A Tour of the Continent”. 1834. Source: Plates 9 & 10 in Hewison, who comments, “Rogers’s Italy was Ruskin's first introduction to Turner's work. He imitated the form of Rogers's poem, Turner's illustrations, and even the typeface in the titles.”


Hewison, Robert. John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye.. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976. Plate 8 in Hewison. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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