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Pencil Drawing - Arches and Capitals

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1907P149
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1849c - 1852c

Maker Information

Artist:John Ruskin - View biography for John Ruskin


Ruskin made many studies of architectural features for his book 'Stones of Venice'. A sketch of a similar subject in the collection of the Ruskin Library, Lancaster, is dated c. 1849-1850 suggesting that this more detailed study may have been made during the same period.

Presented by Trustees of the Public Picture Gallery Fund, 1907.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil and wash drawing on paper.

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Height:221 mm
Width:261 mm