Man Holding Two Fishes

John Ruskin, 1819 - 1900

Man Holding Two Fishes

John Ruskin 1819 - 1900


A pencil drawing on wood of what looks like a stone carving of a man with his hand resting on two fishes. Ink and watercolour schematic drawing on wood block of two mountain ridges/trenches. According to 1904 exhibition catalogue of 'Ruskin Exhibition' (Manchester City Art Gallery) it was one of a number intended for Modern Painters but later cancelled, wood engraving not being adequate to reproduce a wash drawing.

Object Name

Man Holding Two Fishes

Creators Name

John Ruskin

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Place of creation



Pencil on wood

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