John Ruskin

Born in 1819, John Ruskin was a much respected art critic, traveller, writer and artist. A late contemporary and fan of J.M.W. Turner, Ruskin travelled to many places in continental Europe and Britain which had inspired this most celebrated of artists - including locations in the Yorkshire Dales and the nearby Lake District

John Ruskin is particularly associated with Kirky Lonsdale, where he painted a scene over the Lune Valley from a viewpoint which is known to this day as "Ruskin's View".


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