John Ruskin an introduction to further study of his life and work by R. H. Wilenski

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  • Ruskin, John, 1819-1900.,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

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Statementby R. H. Wilenski.
LC ClassificationsPR5263 .W476 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination406 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5204691M
ISBN 100404140467
LC Control Number75030042

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Ruskin had visited Venice before, but he made two visits to Venice with his wife Effie specially to research the book. The first visit was in the winter of The first volume of The Stones of Venice appeared in and Ruskin spent another winter inAuthor: John Ruskin.

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The first volume of Ruskin's acclaimed artistic analyses is presented here complete with original and supplementary illustrations, and the original of the most lauded art critics of the nineteenth century, John Ruskin built a reputation as a well-informed, passionate. Jan 24,  · Study of Spray of Dead Oak Leaves,by John Ruskin Photograph: Hazel Drummond/Collection of the Guild of St George/Museums Sheffield And there, in a .The Seven Lamps of Architecture, book-length essay on architecture by John Ruskin, published in According to Ruskin, the leading principles of architecture are the “lamps” of Sacrifice, Truth, Power, Beauty, Life, Memory, and Obedience.

Ruskin saw Gothic as the noblest style of architecture.

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