SAMUEL PROUT (1783-1852), BRITISH
STUDY OF HULKS AT ANCHOR, PRIOR TO 1819
Watercolour and pencil with pen and ink on paper titled to labels verso
5.5 x 13 in — 14 x 33 cm
Ex. Coll. L.G. Duke, No. 1569
Stanhope Shelton Limited, Suffolk, UK
From whom purchased by the Private Collection, Hamilton, Ontario in 1978
The artist exhibited at the R.A. and was a member of A.A. he became a drawing master in 1808. He travelled to France in 1819 and in subsequent years visited the low countries. He worked in the tradition of Thomas Girtin until 1819 then changed his style to paint buildings and landscapes.