John Ruskin

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John Ruskin
John Ruskin in 1863
Born8 Februar 1819(1819-02-08)
54 Hunter Street, Brunswick Square, Lunnon, Ingland
Dee'd20 Januar 1900(1900-01-20) (aged 80)
Brantwood, Coniston, Lancashire, Ingland
ThriftWriter, airt creetic, drauchtsman, wattercolourist, social thinker
Alma materChrist Church, Varsity o Oxford
King's College London
PeriodVictorian era
Notable warksModern Painters 5 vols. (1843–60), The Seven Lamps of Architecture (1849), The Stones of Venice 3 vols. (1851–53), Unto This Last (1860, 1862), Fors Clavigera (1871–84), Praeterita 3 vols. (1885–89).
SpooseEuphemia Chalmers Gray (1848–1854) (mairiage annulled)


John Ruskin (8 Februar 1819 – 20 Januar 1900) wis the leadin Inglis airt creetic o the Victorian era, as well as an airt patron, drauchtsman, wattercolourist, a prominent social thinker an philanthropist.

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  1. In the preface o the 1871 edeetion o Sesame and Lilies Ruskin mentions three feegurs frae leeterar history wi whom he feels an affinity: Guido Guinicelli, Marmontel an Dean Swift; see John Ruskin, Sesame and lilies: three lectures, Smith, Elder, & Co., 1871, p. xxviii.