John Ruskin Quotes (366 quotes)
Selections and Essays (2013 edition), Courier Dover Publications - ISBN: 9780486316246
Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin (1871 edition)
“No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If he is not a sculptor or painter, he can only be a builder.”
Beauty. Nature. Architecture. Sculpture (1858 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Ruskin
Born: February 8, 1819
Died: January 20, 1900 (aged 80)
Occupation: Writer, draughtsman, watercolourist, philanthropist
Bio: John Ruskin was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, also an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects ranging from geology to architecture, myth to ornithology, literature to education, and botany to political economy. His writing styles and literary forms were equally varied.