Oct 2, 2012

Sketchbook: Study of Cross and Rowboat (on back cover)

Sketchbook: Study of Cross and Rowboat (on back cover)


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Samuel Prout

(British, 1783–1852)


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.j



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
DR - British
Type of artwork: 
Bound Volume

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