Reference Entry

Ruskin, John (1819-1900), art critic and social critic

Robert Hewison

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Childhood and education | Oxford | From Modern Painters, volume 1, to The Stones of Venice | Ruskin's marriage | Critic of contemporary art | A mid-life crisis | The political economy of art | Rose La Touche | The professor | The storm cloud of the nineteenth century | Praeterita and after | Ruskin's legacy

Reference Entry.  21578 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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