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Unframed Watercolor Gothic Courtyard attributed to Samuel Prout (1783-1842). Unsigned. Samuel Prout (1783 – 1852) was one of the masters of British watercolor architectural painting. Prout secured the position of Painter in Water-Colors in Ordinary to King George IV in 1829 and afterwards to Queen Victoria. John Ruskin, whose work often emulated Prout's, wrote in 1844, "Sometimes I tire of Turner, but never of Prout". Prout is often compared to his contemporaries; Turner, Gainsborough, Constable and Ruskin, whom he taught. Wear to edges, foxing. 12.50x9.25. Weight 4 oz. PROVENANCE: The Estate of a Charleston, South Carolina Art Dealer / Gallery Owner.

Condition

1 small tear left and right

Starting Bid

$5.00

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SAMUEL PROUT GOTHIC WATERCOLOR

Estimate $150 - $250May 21, 2017