John Ruskin's Dead Chick

WAG 895


Commissioned by John Ruskin, who wrote "This drawing and about five others were done by the old man in all kindness and care, at my own request, for me to give as types of work for country schools of Art."( Notes on Samuel Prout and William Hunt, 1879 - 1880, p.85.) Exhibited at the Ruskin Library, Lancaster University 'Life Distilled: Ruskin and Still Life' 21 Jan - 01 April 2016.