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John Ruskin (Character)
from "Desperate Romantics" (2009)

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Desperate Romantics: Season 1: Episode 5 -- The youngest and most talented member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, John Millais, delights in having landed the influential John Ruskin as his new patron. However, he soon realises that this patronage comes at a price when it becomes clear that he is expected to sleep with Ruskin's wife. Rossetti only sees the benefits of his friend's predicament but Millais is torn.

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Biography:
John Ruskin (8 February 1819-20 January 1900) was... See more »
Alternate Names:
Ruskin

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  1. Effie Gray (2014) Played by Greg Wise
  2. Mr. Turner (2014) Played by Joshua McGuire

  3. "Desperate Romantics"
        - Episode #1.6 (2009) TV episode, Played by Tom Hollander
        - Episode #1.5 (2009) TV episode, Played by Tom Hollander
        - Episode #1.4 (2009) TV episode, Played by Tom Hollander
        - Episode #1.3 (2009) TV episode, Played by Tom Hollander
        - Episode #1.2 (2009) TV episode, Played by Tom Hollander
          (1 more)

  4. The Passion of John Ruskin (1994) Played by Mark McKinney
    ... aka "Ruskin" - Canada (English title)

  5. Four Questions About Art (1979) Played by Clive Merrison
  6. "The Love School"
        - Seeking the Bubbles (1975) TV episode, Played by David Collings
        - An Impeccable Elopement (1975) TV episode, Played by David Collings
        - The Brotherhood (1975) TV episode, Played by David Collings / Anne Kidd (as Ruskin)

  7. "Omnibus"
        - Dante's Inferno (1967) TV episode, Played by Clive Goodwin (as Ruskin)

  8. The Love of John Ruskin (1912) Played by Earle Williams

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Quotes:
From Mr. Turner (2014)
J.M.W. Turner: Mr. Ruskin, can I pose you a somewhat "conundruous" question?
John Ruskin: Please do, Mr. Turner.
J.M.W. Turner: To which do you find yourself the more partial: a steak and kidney pie or veal and lamb pie?
[crowd laughs]
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