• 1880 – 85

    There is a reference in The Works to Creswick being among the ‘young artists’ who stayed with Ruskin at his home, Brantwood. There is no date for this reference but it is in the introduction, covering the period 1878-1882 (1). The fact that Ruskin ‘took pleasure in giving them [the young artists] encouragement’ continues to ...

  • 1885 – 89

    In 1885 Creswick sculpted a Medallion portrait of Thomas Carlyle which C.F.A. Voysey placed at the centre of a decorative panel.  In 1888, the panel was positioned on the wall of Thomas Carlyle’s house now a National Trust property.  Originally number 5 Cheyney Row, the house is now renumbered as 24 Cheyney Row London SW3 ...