Letters to Ernest Chesneau

Scope and Content

Twenty letters from John Ruskin to the French author and critic, Ernest Chesneau (1833-1890).

Acquisition Information

Purchased by the John Rylands Library at auction at Sotheby's on 30 May 1961 (Lot 536).


Numbers 1-15 are printed in Thomas J. Wise (ed.), Letters from John Ruskin to Ernest Chesneau (London: privately printed, 1894), and the Works of John Ruskin, vol. xxxvii.