John Ruskin, Byzantine capitals, concave group

Spotlight: Architecture

The Ruskin Whitehouse Collection contains some of Ruskin’s most important work on architecture, including a series of daguerreotypes documenting nineteenth-century Venice. The collection also includes drawings and paintings by one of Ruskin’s first teachers - Samuel Prout (1783–1852).


John Ruskin, John Hobbs, Venice. St Mark’s, The South Front with the Procuratie and the Clock Tower beyond, 1850

John Ruskin, Architectural Notebook ‘Door Book’, 1849/50

John Ruskin, Ca d'Oro, 1845