This book offers a careful analysis of how far what John Ruskin writes to Louisa Waterford as a woman artist concurs with, or differs from, the views he propounds on art in his published writing, and examines the style and quality of mentoring that Ruskin offered to his female students.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. Early Life and Artistic Development of the Artist 2. The Occupations of Marriage 3. A Nineteenth-Century Correspondence Course 4. The Letters 5. The Revival of Monumental Art and Fresco Painting in Great Britain and Ireland 6. The Murals at Ford 7. The 'Companionship of Art' and the Later Years