Design For a Capital for the Oxford Museum. John Ruskin. 1856 or 1857. Source: Plate 19 in Hewison, John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye, which explains, “on the right, a study of the natural forms of a plant, possibly a strawberry; on the left, the forms stylised as a design.”


Hewison, Robert. John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye.. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976. Plate 19 in Chapter 2. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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