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  • Regulus and the tomb of Ilaria del Carretto by Jacopo della Quercia of Siena (described by Ruskin in Modern Painters, ii.), the earliest of his extant works (1406), and one of the earliest decorative works of the Renaissance.
  • Other institutions are the Whitelands training college for school-mistresses, in which Ruskin took deep interest; the St Mark's college for school-masters; the Victoria and the Cheyne hospitals for children, a cancer hospital, the Southwestern polytechnic, and a public library containing an excellent collection relative to local history.
  • Ruskin considered that there was "nothing so perfect in its simplicity" as the west window, the design of which resembles a leaf.
  • (2) In painting, the term is used for the effect produced by accidental lights (Ruskin, Modern Painters, I.
  • Essentially the child of the Gothic revival, he had put an ineffaceable stamp on Victorian ornament and design, his place being that of a follower of Ruskin and Pugin, but with a greater practical influence than either.

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