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Saturday, 08 November 2014 18:03

Ruskin, John (1819-1900)

John Ruskin, also known as the Sage of Coniston, was an English artist and art critic, who was involved in various nineteenth century movements, notably the Arts and Crafts Movement headed by William Morris. Ruskin was an art patron, painter, water colourist, as well as an art critic and social commentator. His work influenced many artists and artisans, including embroiderers.