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John Ruskin

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John Ruskin, by George Richmond, circa 1857 - NPG 1058 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Ruskin

by George Richmond
black and white chalk, circa 1857
16 3/4 in. x 14 in. (425 mm x 356 mm)
Purchased, 1896
Primary Collection
NPG 1058


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  • John Ruskin (1819-1900), Writer, artist and social reformer. Sitter associated with 77 portraits.

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  • George Richmond (1809-1896), Portrait painter and draughtsman; son of Thomas Richmond. Artist associated with 326 portraits, Sitter in 14 portraits.

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  • Foister, Susan, Cardinal Newman 1801-90, 1990 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 2 March - 20 May 1990), p. 27
  • Rogers, Malcolm, Master Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, 1993 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 5 August to 23 October 1994), p. 130
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 538

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