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John Ruskin, Denmark Hill, to George Richmond

RA Collection: Archive

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John Ruskin, Denmark Hill, to George Richmond


25 Nov [?1869]



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1 piece

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Regarding his election as Slade Professor of Art; mentions the state of his mother's health; he would like him to come to Oxford and look at the collection made and those he has executed for the students; he also wants to talk about the arrangement of the Raphaels; makes a cutting remark about Mr. Boxall, R.A. regarding spurious Turners and Raphaels; he has been in real sorrow about the loss of Julia's child.