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CATALOGUE OF DRAWINGS BY MR. RUSKIN (1860–1889)
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
JOHN RUSKIN, from a Photograph, 1882. (Photogravure)
Frontispiece BADEN, SWITZERLAND, by John Ruskin, 1862 or '63
300 MR. JOHN JAMES RUSKIN, from a Photograph. (Photogravure)
304 JOHN RUSKIN, early in his Slade Professorship. (Photogravure)
384 BRANTWOOD, from Coniston Water, by Arthur Severn, R. I. 394 FACSIMILE OF MR. RUSKIN'S HANDWRITING, “ Fors Clavi
gera," 1874 MURANO, by John Ruskin, 1876 .
460 FOREGROUND DETAIL AT BRANTWOOD, by John Ruskin, 187-. .
498 BEAUVAIS CATHEDRAL, by John Ruskin, 1880
508 JOHN RUSKIN, from a Photograph, 1892. (Photogravure). 552
The following portraits of Mr. Ruskin are mentioned by Mr. M. H. Spielmann in the Magazine of Art for January and February, 1891 : Pencil drawing, or drawings, by Sir J. E. Millais (about 1852); medallion by Mr. Charles Ashmore (1875); sketch by Pilotelle (1876); miniature by Mr. Andrews (exhib. R. A. 1877); water-color by Mr. Arthur Severn (about same time); life-size head in water-color by Mr. Herkomer (exhib. Gros. venor Gallery, 1881); portraits by Mr. Emptmeyer and Miss Webling (both exhib. R. A. 1888); bust by Mr. Conrad Dressler (1884, exhib. New Gallery, 1889); water-color head by himself in the possession of Mrs. Arthur Severn, excellently reproduced as frontispiece to Vol. I. (about 1864, the black tie perhaps indicating the recent loss of his father). To these may be added : Bust by Mr. B. Creswick (1877, presented to Prince Leopold, 1879) ; bust by Mr. Atkinson (1881); two life-size heads in watercolor by himself, unfinished, in possession of Mrs. A. Severn; pencil study (1873 or 1874) and water-color (1875?) by himself, in possession of Prof. C. E. Norton. Also many photographs, the best known by Messrs. Elliott & Fry (1866, 1882) and Barraud (1882, 1886). The sketch at Vol II., p. 552, is enlarged from a group photograph by Capt. Walker (1892). From photographs were copied an excellent lithograph illustrating a Bibliography by Mr. Wedderburn, in the Examiner, Nov. 1, 1879; engraving by W. Roffe in the Ruskin Birthday Book; etching by W. Burton in Biographical outline (Messrs. Virtue's series of “Celebrities,” 1889); woodcut by T. A. Butler, Harper's Magazine, Feb., 1889. Caricatures in Vanity Fair by F. Waddy ; in “Sir Isumbras crossing the Ford,” by F. Sandys (Arts Club, London), etc., etc.
HERMIT AND HERETIC.
"Hush! you must not speak about it yet, but I have made a great discovery. The fact is that the strongest man upon earth is he who stands most alone."
IBSEN, Enemy of Society.