John, 1819–1900, English author, art critic, and social reformer.
- Rus·kin·i·an, Rus·kin·e·an, adjective
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I only speak of him as having had as strong an influence upon later thought as Ruskin had upon his.Charles Baudelaire, His Life | Thophile Gautier
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British Dictionary definitions for Ruskin
John . 1819–1900, English art critic and social reformer. He was a champion of the Gothic Revival and the Pre-Raphaelites and saw a close connection between art and morality. From about 1860 he argued vigorously for social and economic planning. His works include Modern Painters (1843–60), The Stones of Venice (1851–53), Unto this Last (1862), Time and Tide (1867), and Fors Clavigera (1871–84)
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