Image courtesy of the Cleveland Museum of Art | Licence: CC0 1.0
Image courtesy of the Cleveland Museum of Art | Licence: CC0 1.0

Sketchbook: "Ruin", 1814

1814

Samuel Prout

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Title

Sketchbook: "Ruin", 1814

Date

1814

Artist

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.
Medium: graphite with gray and tan wash
Dimensions: Each page: 13.5 x 23.4 cm (5 5/16 x 9 3/16 in.)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert N. Bier, London
Accesion Number: 1954.648.d
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Location

England

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