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1 John Ruskin

2 Gorrge Richmond, The Author of Modern Painters, 1843

3 John Ruskin, The Bay of Naples, 1841

4 J W M Turner, Mercury and Argus, 1836

5 J M W Turner, Rome from Mount Aventine, 1836

6 J M W Turner, Juliet and her Nurse, 1836

7 Modern Painters 5 volumes, published between 1843 and Vol 1, landscape painting and the defence of Turner Vol 2, 1846 – symbolism and typology in painting Vols 3 and 4, 1856 – further aspects of Turner, geological forms Vol 5, 1860 – plant forms and their relation to creativity

8 Claude Lorrain, Hagar and the Angel, 1630

9 J M W Turner, The Upper Fall of the Tees, 1825

10 J M W Turner, Slavers Trhowing Overboard the Dead and Dying – Typhoon Coming On, 1840

11 John Ruskin, Aspen Tree, 1841

12 John Ruskin, Study of Gneiss Rock, Glenfinlas 1851

13 The Seven Lamps of Architiecture, 1849 INTRODUCTORY CHAP. I. THE LAMP OF SACRIFICE II. THE LAMP OF TRUTH III. THE LAMP OF POWER IV. THE LAMP OF BEAUTY V. THE LAMP OF LIFE VI. THE LAMP OF MEMORY VII. THE LAMP OF OBEDIENCE

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15 The Stones of Venice, Three Volumes. A history of Venetian architecture in the Byzantine, Gothic and Renaissance periods, and also a history of the Venetian state. Volume II contains the explanatory chapter On the Nature of Gothic which builds on the moral precepts explored in The Seven Lamps while also identifying the underlying principles of Gothic architecture.

16 The Doges Palace, Venice, 1361

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21 Library of St Mark, Venice,

22 Pugins True Principles "1st, that there should be no features about a building which are not necessary for convenience, construction, or propriety; 2nd, that all ornament should consist of enrichment of the essential construction of the building." A. N. W. Pugin, The True Principles of Pointed or Christian Architecture Set Forth, 1841

23 A.N.W. Pugin Plates from True Principles 1841

24 John Everett Millais, Christ in the House of his Parents, 1849

25 William Holman Hunt, Our English Coasts (Strayed Sheep,) 1852

26 John Everett Millais, A Waterfall in Glenfinlas, 1853

27 John Everett Millais, John Ruskin,

28 John Brett, Val dAosta,

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30 William Holman Hunt, The Shadow of Death,

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33 Unto this Last, 1860 I will give unto this last, even as unto thee. Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good? So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen. Matthew 20 A series of four articles originally published in the Cornhill Magazine in December 1860, Unto this Last marks a significant shift in Ruskins focus; from art criticism to social criticism.

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35 J.A.M. Whistler Nocturne in Black and Gold, The Falling Rocket 1877

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38 William Morris, Kelmscott Press, On the Nature of Gothic, 1890s

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