JOHN RUSKIN AND PRE-RAPHAELITE LANDSCAPE PAINTING

This talk takes place in the Headley Lecture Theatre

And online on Zoom

Booking is required


With Christiana Payne, curator and art historian

This talk will present John Ruskin's ideas and his own landscape watercolours against the work of Pre-Raphaelite landscape painters, including John Brett, John William Inchbold and George Price Boyce. It marks our Pre-Raphaelites exhibition.

Millais' portrait of John Ruskin in front of a stream, holding his hat, 1853-1854, in oil on canvas

Oil on canvas portrait of John Ruskin by John Everett Millais, 1853-1854

Ruskin is often credited with encouraging these artists to 'go to nature', but the artistic relationships were actually rather more complicated than they might appear.


BOOKING

The event will take place online and in-person at the Ashmolean.

This event has now taken place.