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Ruskin, John 1819-1900

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Works: 8,081 works in 24,432 publications in 14 languages and 233,876 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Biographies  Fiction  History  Lectures  Fantasy fiction  Records and correspondence 
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Roles: Author, Editor, Photographer, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Artist, Contributor, Other, Dedicatee, Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator
Classifications: PR5263, 828.809
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The seven lamps of architecture by John Ruskin( Book )

513 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The king of the Golden river by John Ruskin( Book )

463 editions published between 1841 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The East Wind and the King of the Golden River turn two cruel brothers into black stones, but kindly Gluck, youngest in the family, is rewarded for his unselfishness
Sesame and lilies by John Ruskin( Book )

691 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stones of Venice by John Ruskin( Book )

167 editions published between 1851 and 1979 in English and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treatise on architecture by John Ruskin. It was published in three volumes in 1851-53. Ruskin wrote the work in order to apply to the architecture of Venice the general principles enunciated in his The Seven Lamps of Architecture. Volume I, The Foundations, discusses architecture and its functional and ornamental aspects and presents a brief history of Venice. In Volume II, The Sea Stories, Ruskin discusses the Byzantine period and the climactic development of Venetian life, its Gothic period. In Volume III, The Fall, Ruskin puts forth his thesis that the onset of the Renaissance caused the city's architectural decline. Ruskin contended that Gothic architecture expressed "a state of pure national faith, and h domestic virtue" while Renaissance architecture expressed "concealed national infidelity, and h domestic corruption."--The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature
Modern painters by John Ruskin( Book )

143 editions published between 1846 and 1956 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These volumes include 87 collotype illustrations from art, many marked "artotype", copied from the English edition. Two printers were used for the plates, Harroun & Bierstadt, New York, and the Heliotype Printing Co., Boston. These volumes provide examples of how photomechanical processes were becoming used in art publication to reproduce an images originally published elsewhere. -- Hanson Collection Catalog, p. 61
"Unto this last" : four essays on the first principles of political economy by John Ruskin( Book )

206 editions published between 1862 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unto This Last is an essay on economy by John Ruskin, first published in December 1860 in the monthly journal Cornhill Magazine in four articles. Ruskin says himself that these articles were "very violently criticized", forcing the publisher to stop the publication after four months. Subscribers sent protest letters. But Ruskin countered the attack and published the four articles in a book in May 1862. This essay is very critical of capitalist economists of the 18th and 19th century. In this sense, Ruskin is a precursor of social economy
The lamp of beauty; writings on art by John Ruskin( Book )

41 editions published between 1959 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Ruskin was arguably the most important critic of the 19th century. His influence affected the course of British art and architecture and this book provides in a single volume his finest essays, teachings and appreciations of works of art
Lectures on art by John Ruskin( Book )

143 editions published between 1870 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1869 Ruskin was appointed the Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford. His inaugural lectures, delivered between February 8th and March 23rd of 1870, focused on the limits and elementary practice of art, and were published in book form later that year. In the lectures, Ruskin offers his keen insights on art and its relation to religion, morality, and every day life, as well as a detailed analysis on the meaning of line, light, and color. Ruskin later called the lectures his most important piece of literary work
Sesame & lilies, The two paths, & The king of the golden river by John Ruskin( Book )

127 editions published between 1871 and 2010 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The queen of the air : being a study of the Greek myths of cloud and storm by John Ruskin( Book )

193 editions published between 1869 and 2012 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Influential English art and culture critic John Ruskin turns his focus to ancient myth in this compelling volume. Containing the complete texts of three of Ruskin's lectures, the critic's lyrical prose and keen insight shed new light on a number of Greek mythological figures
The elements of drawing by John Ruskin( Book )

64 editions published between 1857 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a comprehensive explanation of techniques for both the professional artist and the student
The literary criticism of John Ruskin by John Ruskin( Book )

23 editions published between 1965 and 1987 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the looking glass : extraordinary works of fantasy and fairy tale by Jonathan Cott( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes ten famous works, including "The King of the Golden River" by John Ruskin, "The Golden Key" by George MacDonald, and "Goblin Market" by Christina Rossetti
Millais and the Ruskins by Mary Lutyens( Book )

9 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists largely of letters written by John Ruskin, Euphemia Millais, and John Millais
Fors clavigera: letters to the workmen and labourers of Great Britain by John Ruskin( Book )

136 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elements of drawing : in three letters to beginners by John Ruskin( Book )

166 editions published between 1857 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Ruskin shaped generations of artists, art critics and historians' understanding of how art works. He was the preeminent critic of his time, and a fine artist in his own right. In The Elements of Drawing, Ruskin explains how to draw and how to look at the drawings of others, in a wonderful primer on line, tone, weight, color, and composition. Fully illustrated by the author, to demonstrate the techniques he describes, The Elements of Drawing was and is one of the all-time classics in art and art history. This edition is a facsimile reproduction of the original 1857 work, with all Ruskin's original art included, as well as his comprehensive list of resources and works any young artist should study
Selections and essays by John Ruskin( Book )

16 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A leading art patron, lecturer, and author of the Victorian era, John Ruskin was also one of the period's foremost art and social critics. This anthology features excerpts from some of his best-known books, including Modern Painters and The Stones of Venice, on the subjects he held most dear: nature, art, and society
Lectures on architecture and painting, delivered at Edinburgh in November 1853 by John Ruskin( Book )

99 editions published between 1854 and 2007 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A transcript of a selected lecture on Pre-Raphaelism by celebrated Victorian art critic John Ruskin in 1853. Ruskin was an early and ardent supporter of the Pre-Raphaelites
Unto this last, and other writings by John Ruskin( Book )

126 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The most influential art theorist and critic of his age, an outstanding man of letters, a sensitive painter and draughtsman, Ruskin's social criticism shocked and angered the establishment and many of his admirers. First and foremost an outcry against injustice and inhumanity, 'Unto this last' is also a closely argued assault on the science of political economy, which dominated the Victorian period. Ruskin was a profoundly conservative man who looked back to the Middle Ages as a Utopia, yet his ideas had a considerable influence on the British socialist movement. And in making his powerful moral and aesthetic case against the dangers of unhindered industrialization he was strangely prophetic. This volume shows the astounding range and depth of Ruskin's work, and in an illuminating introduction the editor reveals the consistency of Ruskin's philosophy and his adamant belief that questions of economics, art and science could not be separated from questions of morality. In Ruskin's words, 'There is no wealth but life'"--Back cover
Mornings in Florence by John Ruskin( Book )

112 editions published between 1875 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Subtitled Being Simple Studies on Christian Art for English Travellers," Ruskin uses this 1877 work to advise pilgrims to Italy on what works of art to see during a limited time. His casual stroll conducts readers through the gates and basilicas of the city to ponder the genius of Giotto, Ghirlandajo, Boticelli, and others
 
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