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Author Hayman, John, 1935-
Title John Ruskin and Switzerland.
Imprint Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006.

Author Hayman, John, 1935-
Subject Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 -- Travel -- Switzerland.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851 -- Influence.
Switzerland -- In art.
Description 1 online resource (152 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Map; Introduction; I: Tours of 1833 and 1835; Ii: Tours of the 1840s; Iii: Historic Towns of Switzerland; Iv: On the Old Road; Appendix: Additional Drawings of Selected Swiss Towns by John Ruskin; Select Bibliography; Index.
Summary An authoritative work interspersed with nearly one hundred of John Ruskin's Swiss drawings recounts his lifelong interest in Switzerland. Hayman provides a chronological account of Ruskin's visits to Switzerland from his earliest travels in 1833 and 1835 and his frequent tours of the 1840s to the final visits in the 1880s. Of particular concern is Ruskin's intention between approximately 1855 and 1865 to engrave his own drawings of Swiss towns for a work illustrative of Swiss history. Drawings of the historic Swiss towns in which Ruskin was most interested - Baden, Bellinzona, Brugg, Fribour.
ISBN 9780889207851 (electronic bk.)
0889207852 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 780712322
Additional Format Print version: Hayman, John. John Ruskin and Switzerland. Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2006 9780889209664



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