Rose was born to John "The Master" La Touche (1814-1904), (of the Hugenout family which had settled in Ireland, and ran a bank), and his wife Maria, the only child of the Dowager Countess of Desart County Kilkenny. The family lived in Harristown House, Co. Kildare.  Introduction to John Ruskin [ edit] John Ruskin, 1882
Rose La Touche (1848-1875) was the major love in the life of John Ruskin . Ruskin met Rose when she was ten years old, and fell in love with her when she was eleven. She was a high-spirited child, yet also deeply religious almost to the point of mania.
Then there was Rose La Touche... Ruskin met her years later when she was 10. When she turned 18, he proposed to her and she asked him to wait three years for an answer, when she would turn 21. They did not see much of each other after that and she finally rejected him (this was now 1872).
Rose La Touche( 1848- 1875) is the main love in the life of John Ruskin. Rosa La Touche EnglishRose la touche Rosa La Touche, 1861, painting by John Ruskin Date of Birth Date of death Occupation Biography Ruskin met Rosa when she was ten years old, and fell in love with her when she was eleven.
The Portraits of Rose la Touche BY JAMES S. DEARDEN* IN December 1968 I had a letter from France from an elderly lady living at St Jean-de-Luz. She told me that she had two portraits of Rose la Touche which she wished to sell. The lady was Mrs Feodora Ward-la Touche, and Rose la Touche had been her aunt by marriage. Naturally portraits of Rose ...
Our Rose is in love..but is she just playing with fire..again?
12/02/2005 · Fri 11 Feb 2005 20.28 EST I n a recently discovered sketch, Rose La Touche, the 24-year-old lover of John Ruskin, lies on her death bed. Her hair is spread out on the pillow like some latter-day...