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: On the ?

1814

Samuel Prout

From the collection

Title

Sketchbook: On the ?

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 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.c
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Location

England

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Unknown

Tww Comment

The inscription might read 'on the Tweed', placing this scene somewhere in Scotland or northern England.

Credits

Image Credit

Image courtesy of the Cleveland Museum of Art

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