John Ruskin, The Elements of Drawing – things to be studied

1. Always right: Titian, Veronese, Tintoret, Giorgione, John Bellini and Velasquez.

2. Questionable: Van Eyck, Holbein, Perugino, Francia, Angelico, Leonardo da Vinci, Corregio, Vandyck, Rembrandt, Reynolds, Gainsborough, Turner and the modern Pre-Raphaelites.

3. Most desirable: Samuel Prout (Rhine), John Lewis (sketches in Spain), George Cruikshank (Grimm’s german Stories), Alfred Rethel (Dance of Death, Death the Avenger, Death the Friend), Bewick, Blake (Book of Job), Richter (illustrations to Lord’s Prayer), Rosetti (edition of Tennyson).