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 John Ruskin

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John Ruskin

Birth
London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Death 20 Jan 1900 (aged 80)
Coniston, South Lakeland District, Cumbria, England
Burial Coniston, South Lakeland District, Cumbria, England
Plot NE corner of churchyard, beneath Ango-saxon cross
Memorial ID 6300 View Source
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Author. John Ruskin was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, as well as an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, philosopher, prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects as varied as geology, architecture, myth, ornithology, literature, education, botany and political economy. Some of his notable works are "Modern Painters," "The Seven Lamps of Architecture," "The Stones of Venice," "Unto This Last," and "Fors Clavigera."

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  • Added: 10 Sep 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6300
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6300/john-ruskin : accessed ), memorial page for John Ruskin (8 Feb 1819–20 Jan 1900), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6300, citing St Andrew Churchyard, Coniston, South Lakeland District, Cumbria, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .