Oct 2, 2012

Sketchbook: Tree Study

Sketchbook: Tree Study

1814

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Samuel Prout

(British, 1783–1852)

Graphite

Each page: 13.5 x 23.4 cm (5 5/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert N. Bier, London 1954.648.g

Location

Description

John Ruskin (also in this gallery) admired Prout’s strength as a draftsman. Like the topographical watercolorists of the 18th century, Prout emphasized form over color in his watercolors, as is evident in the monochromatic, delicate English views in this sketchbook.

See also
Collection: 
DR - British
Department: 
Drawings
Type of artwork: 
Bound Volume
Medium: 
Graphite

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