A Frontispiece (at Farnley Hall). Watercolor. 1815. Source: Hewison, John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye, which comments that it is “an example of Turner's early heraldic work (21.174)” and part of his A reconstruction of part of the Rudimentary Series, a series of examples of heraldry as simple exercises in drawing and as symbols of leadership. [Click on image to enlarge it.]


Hewison, Robert. John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976. [Plate 45 in Chapter 7].

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