Ruskin drawings at King’s College, Cambridge: #2 Window in the Ca’ Foscari, Venice

This is the second in a series of seven articles that will catalogue an important group of drawings by John Ruskin at King’s College, Cambridge. For general notes on the collection see under article #1. 2. Window in the Ca’ Foscari, Venice, 1845 Pencil, pen and ink and watercolour on white (or buff) wove paper … Continue reading Ruskin drawings at King’s College, Cambridge: #2 Window in the Ca’ Foscari, Venice

Ruskin drawings at King’s College, Cambridge: #1 Isolino di San Giovanni from Lago Maggiore, Evening

This is the first of seven articles that will catalogue an important group of drawings by John Ruskin at King’s College, Cambridge (note 1). None of the drawings has been exhibited since 1969, and some have never been reproduced. As a result they are unfamiliar to modern scholarship, let alone the general public. In a … Continue reading Ruskin drawings at King’s College, Cambridge: #1 Isolino di San Giovanni from Lago Maggiore, Evening