Portrait of John Ruskin

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William Gershom Collingwood
1854-1932
ca. 1880-1900.
Oil on canvas.
painting: 23 5/8 x 19 3/4 inches (600 x 500 mm); frame: 34 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches (876 x 800 mm)
Gift of Antoinette Howell in memory of her husband, Warren Richardson Howell.
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Signed at lower right, "W.G. Collingwood 1897"; inscribed and dated at top, "John Ruskin aetatis anno lxxviii."
Provenance: 
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Richardson Howell, San Francisco.
Notes: 

W.G. Collingwood was Ruskin's secretary and the author of "Art Teaching of John Ruskin," 1891, and of biographical works on Ruskin.

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