Experience. A View in the Alps John Ruskin • 1835 Copy of A. V. Copley Fielding's Loch Achray John Ruskin • 1835 Ancient Maison Lucerne John Ruskin • 1835 He advocated social reforms which later were adopted by all political parties old age pensions, universal free education, better housing.Gothic was for Ruskin the expression of an integrated and spiritual civilization; classicism represented paganism and corruption; the use of cast iron, and the increasing importance of function in architecture and engineering seemed to him a lamentable trend.He was Slade Professor of art at Oxford (1870-79) and (1883-84). Pencil sketch on green paper. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. 206 of 550 copies, issued to the United States Book Company (according to limitation page). An autographed cheque ("John Ruskin") paying a Mr Baxter £15 and dated 22nd October 1884, drawn on Prescott, Cave, Buxton, Loder & Co of Threadneedle Street. The Ruskin, as the department of Fine Art at the University of Oxford, has once again topped the UK for the study of art and design. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale. Two autograph letters signed, 'J. Laid down on a thin acid free card backing. Lion & Unicorn Press, 1963. (E.T. Her black and white murals, against visually colorful cities, “express an important dimension of Greek life … SIGNED BY RUSKIN AT THE END OF THE PREFACE. Both here and in the last volume the illustrations are beautifully engraved - Ruskin took an infinity of pains with the quality of the workmanship - often after his own exquisite drawings, which he thought of as merely diagrams but which are now valued as some of the most original watercolours ever executed. 1856. “I am down in my study, thank God, and Wednesday will do well or Thursday, if it be wet. Ruskin's thinking on art and architecture became the thinking of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. numbered 5-18), laid in, folds, slightly browned, bound in a later handsome crushed and polished brown morocco, gilt, edges a little rubbed, upper hinge splitting at tail, by Riviere, folio, [c. 1866]. Pencil sketch on cream paper. According to Ruskin, they provided an inspiring art of the modern age back in Gothic times. There is some occasional surface dirt. 19th century. The elaborate style that characterised his earliest writing on art gave way in time to plainer language designed to communicate his ideas more effectively. Lot 80: Follower of John Ruskin (1819-1900) British. RUSKIN, John (1819-1900). Original study by Mr Ruskin / ADundas. Ruskin further reports that they are all well ('Joanna I think especially so') and are going to rest for a fortnight, before again returning to financial matters and concluding by asking 'Can you begin a new banker's book for me this half year and send it to me here, made up to next Saturday, when I fancy all my out cheques will be in….'. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. The work to which Ruskin refers to in the present letter was his Praeterita: Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life which was published in three volumes between 1885-89. Please note that we may be unable to respond immediately to requests sent in advance. ], 'I have been very anxious about you all this time. By Professor Ruskin. Ruskin, John The works, edited by E.T. Estimate: English Art Top Art Painting Art Landscape Paintings British Art Canvas Art Prints National Portrait Gallery John Ruskin. on black-edged mourning paper, plus a third incomplete letter to his mother, being the final leaf, signed J. Ruskin, probably Dublin, 18 May 1868, written a day or two before his visit to Dr Evory Kennedy at Belgarde, with reference to the Kennedys and the Lawrences, also Serjeant Armstrong and Lily, 'Lily, my Lily of the Ethics of the dust, is therefore lady of the house, for her mother leaves nearly everything to her - she is not quite 18 - perfectly simple, gentle and resolute - the nurse and firm governess of the younger children - and the most beautiful creature in face and form I ever saw anywhere - but she has none of Rosie's genius, or wild spiritual nature - For a perfect woman, I never saw Lily's like: with her dark-eyed delicate head and white shoulders and long white satin dress, at a full dress party on Saturday she was like a princess of the Arabian nights - and was up at half past five next morning to get me my coffee and taken me a five-mile walk before breakfast with one of her younger sisters but without the slightest change from the child-simplicity of her school days. After gaining wide recognition as an author, artist, and social reformer, he moved from London to Brantwood, Coniston Water, in 1872, where he remained until his death. 5 1/2" x 5 7/8". The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1923. Currency: CAD ($) Watercolour over pencil, heightened with touches of bodycolour, on blue paper, Condition Report: The Scottish Himalayan expedition. Description: Ruskin (John, art critic and social critic, 1819-1900) [Notes on Frederick the Great], autograph manuscript, 14pp. Sunnyside: G. Allen, 1886-87 [volume 3: G. Allen, 1900]. Autograph Letter Signed. Archivally resealed with FilmoplastP90 and consists of an archival card mount and new museum quality glass and measures 7.55 x 11.33 inches (19.2 x 28.5 cm) Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. Matted and framed under glass: 9 1/2" x 7 1/4". Ruskin had a particularly close relationship with Millais – the artist had painted Ruskin while in Scotland in 1853.  / bought fr [from] Send me now a printed statement up to end of 1882 such as you would make if I were dead', a total of 8 pages on 4 bifolia, 8vo, two with original addressed and postmarked envelopes, together with a secretarial letter from John Ruskin to George Newlands, two copy letters, plus some related printed ephemera and other George Newlands manuscript accounts, etc. Description: John Everett Millais . A handsomely bound set. 22.3x15 cm (8¾x6") half green calf and marbled boards, gilt-lettered morocco spine labels, gilt-decorated spines, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. Ruskin (John) Salsette and Elephanta: a Prize Poem, recited in the Theatre, Oxford; June 12, 1839, first edition, 20pp., numbered "24" in ink manuscript at head of title, faint spotting to final three leaves, disbound, [Wise I, 1], 8vo, Oxford, J.Vincent, 1839. Errata slip tipped in at rear of Volume 1. "Lee Sea 3700 is the Glorious Matterhorn = by Lee Sea, Mt Rosa is 15000", Watercolour, Indistinctly Inscribed, 7.25" x 9.5". Description: Ad leaves not retained when rebound. Watercolor and Pencil on Paper. Description: Illustrated in volumes III, IV, and V. Covers slightly edge worn, head/foot of spine and corners bumped, boards scuffed in places but overall clean and in good condition. “Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts: the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.” John Ruskin, St. Mark’s Rest: The History of Venice, 1885. 15 ¼ x 11 ¼ inches. 1957; Marquess of Douglas and Clydesdale The pilots' book of Everest. Condition Report: ), The Works of John Ruskin, vol.XXXV, Praeterita, London, 1908, p. 302). A good A.L.S., with his initials JR, Lot 159: JOHN RUSKIN | Sketch of the lake of Geneva from the slopes of the Jura mountains, Switzerland, Lot 161: JOHN RUSKIN | Between Verona and Vicenza stopping at the Railroad, Lot 162: JOHN RUSKIN | The south side of the Basilica of St Mark's, from the loggia of the Doge's Palace, Venice. O n behalf of John Ruskin, I would like to sue Mike Leigh for defamation of character. 3 volumes. He wanted Ruskin set against a rocky landscape with flowing water, in the style of Turner. Condition Report: Hinged to back board. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Finely bound by Hale RDWorth Manchester , marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. C: Several Signs of use and handling, some visible marks, Estimate: Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Condition Report: 1955; Weir, T. East of Katmandu. 2 volumes, large 8vo, number 389 of 520 copies, 85 engravings by Eisen, original cloth, t.e.g., spines faded; Mathers, E.P. Most truly yours J Ruskin.” Mr. Allen is likely George Allen (1832-1907), one of Ruskin’s pupils at the Working Men’s College whom he employed as general assistant, engraver and publisher for fifty years. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. I was fancying you - might be beginning to feel a little in need of a week or two with your old birdie; but it is rather well you are otherwise engaged just now - for I am able for very little excitement, and I find the sudden heat of summer that has come on us, makes me very languid, and I think it would make me too sad, and ashamed of myself besides, not to be able to get about with you and Violet - so you must not come till I feel stronger... ', a total of 19 pages, the first two letters with blank areas of one leaf trimmed away, scattered minor spotting and splits on folds, 8vo All published in 'The Winnington Letters', letter numbers 385, 440, 500, 529, 530 & 538-541. 4 volumes, 8vo, contemporary calf gilt, g.e. Ruskin became disillusioned with his hero, however, after Turner’s erotic sketches were discovered. The Angel in the House, Lot 318: John Ruskin (1819 - 1900). Connoisseur edition, 26 volumes, 8vo, number 34 of 50 copies, half crushed red morocco with elaborate gilt tooling to spines (17). Cook and Alexander Wedderburn (eds. ~ John Ruskin. English: John Ruskin (February 8, 1819 – January 20, 1900) was an English author, poet and artist, although more famous for his work as art critic and social critic. I do love you now more than ever before, after seeing what you really are in character and disposition... ', 3 pp., a little spotted and dust-soiled on final page, all 8vo, plus a group of 5 postmarked (and 1 unaddressed and unpostmarked) envelopes to Miss Armstrong (or Mrs Kevill Davies), addressed in Ruskin's hand, and all seemingly not correctly dated for any of the letters in these three lots These three letters, though with the same provenance, do not appear in 'The Winnington Letters' and appear to be previously unpublished. Mount Pilatus from Lake Lucerne, Switzerland Print, Part of Saint Mark's Basilica, Venice Sketch after Rain Print, Entrance to South Transept of Rouen Cathedral, 1854 Print, View of the Old Man at Coniston as seen from Brantwood House Print, The Garden of San Miniato near Florence Print, John Ruskin, Tree Study, British, 8 February 1819 - 20 Print, Study of the Head of the Angel Gabriel Print, Exterior of Ducal Palace, Venice, 19th century Print, The Garden Of San Miniato Near Florence Print, Ashmolean Museum/oxford University Images, Portrait Of John Ruskin And Dante G Print, John Ruskin 8 February 1819 20 January 1900 Print, John Ruskin, British 8 February 1819-20 January 1900 Print, M. Ruskins Study. 3 volumes, 4to, [one of 600 large paper sets, 318 x 250mm. Tin. Hinged to matte board. 1937. £4,000 - £6,000. The Stones of Venice. Slight foxing. The paper has darkened a little with time and there is some scattered foxing in evidence. Condition Report: I am so very sorry for my bad writing - but you wouldn't like me to write carefully - so here it is as it comes', 4 pp. Ruskin further informs Severn ‘I don’t mean to put many peoples letters or notes in – but if you send me a remonstrance – as I go on – it shall go in’ and concludes by sending his love to John, remarking ‘Joan will tell him about the capitals’. 1956; Maillart, Ella The land of the sherpas. Lectures on Art Delivered before the University of Oxford in Hilary Term, 1870, 1st edition, Oxford University Press, 1870, errata slip tipped in at rear, author's presentation inscription to front free endpaper, 'Lily Armstrong with St. C's love, 1870', all edges gilt, contemporary dark blue calf with five raised bands and blind-stamped floral motifs, the fifth compartment with gilt stamp 'R' and '1', heavily rubbed and marked, 8vo St. C is an abbreviation for St. Crumpet, the pet name that the young Rose La Touche had given Ruskin and which he continued to use. Ruskin', 'Birdie' or 'Di Pa', all to Lily [Armstrong] including 6 after her marriage in 1875, 1865/1889. The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting.  William Ward – 1892 -. 8vo, 3 volumes bound from original 28 parts, original titles bound in, 4 plates, later half red morocco gilt; [bound in] Autograph letter signed by John Ruskin, dated January 1857, addressed to "My dear Mrs Cameron", regarding a gift, "I received last night your beautiful little present and was very grateful for it, and am so still, and shall be so more and more...", 2 pages, pasted onto rear endpaper, [with] a small sketch of a snowdrop signed by Ruskin pasted opposite, with pencil inscription above, "To Mr Hurst [?] Bartleby. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. All john ruskin posters are produced on-demand using archival inks, ship within 48 hours, and include a 30-day money-back guarantee. England. See more ideas about john ruskin, ruskin, english art. 1955, title stamped "Proof for reference only"; Evans, Charles On climbing. Lot 245: * Ruskin (John, 1819-1900). Lot 312: *Ruskin (John, 1819-1900). NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE. Lot 79: John Ruskin. John Ruskin was a leading Victorian art critic. a little spotting to marbled sides and page edges ; spines a trifle faded Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. 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