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Creator:
John Ruskin, 1819–1900, British
Title:
Head of Athena, After a Greek Amphora
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache and pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 x 5 5/8 inches (21 x 14.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Drawn by Ruskin from Greek Vase | & intended for Aratra Pentalici"; in graphite lower center: <Drawn by Ruskin from Greek Vase>"; in graphite lower right: "1930.228"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Anonymous Gift, The Frederick Benjamin Kaye Memorial Collection, transfer from the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.810
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
amphora | Greek mythology | head | portrait | profile (figure) | vase | woman
Associated People:
Athena
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Ruskin - Past: Present: Future (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-01-20 - 2000-02-27)

Unto this Last: 200 Years of John Ruskin (Yale Center for British Art, 2019-09-05 - 2019-12-08)

Publications:
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Timothy J. Barringer, Unto this last : two hundred years of John Ruskin, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 240, cat. 56a, NJ18.R895 .B37 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6356
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