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Creator:
John Ruskin, 1819–1900, British
Title:
Four Species of Grasses
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches (14.3 x 19.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, upper left: "F.S. | Vol. 7 -"; upper left to upper right: "109 78 83 30"; lower left to lower right: "3 5 As 2 | reversed 6"; in graphite, lower right: "(1930.227); on back, lower center: "Original drawing by Ruskin for Proserpina"; on back, lower left: "1930.227"

Yale University Art Gallery collector's mark

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:
B1979.12.710
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botanical subject | botany | grass | leaves | plants | science | still life | study (visual work)
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. 245, cat. 58b, NJ18.R895 .B37 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6357
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