A Weathered Dressed Stone in a Minimal Landscape. John Ruskin (1819-1900). Late 1830s−early 1840s. Black chalk and gouache on buff wove paper. 99 x 170 mm (3 7/8 x 6 3/4 inches). Signed right centre: "J. R." Inscribed v lower left: "W 1010 [upside down] JOHN RUSKIN H. R. W. S." Provenance: bought as Lot 0175, Neal Auction Company, 2nd April 2012. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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Crowther, Paul. Awakening Beauty: The Crowther-Oblak Collection of Victorian Art. Exhibition catalogue. Ljubljana: National Gallery of Slovenia; Galway: Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, 2014. No. 114.

Ruskin's drawings

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