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Prout, Samuel, 1783–1852

Sketches at home and abroad : hints on the acquirement of freedom of execution and breadth of effect in landscape painting : to which are added simple instructions on the proper uses and application of colour / by Samuel Prout.

London : M.A. Nattali, Bedford Street, Covent Garden, 1844.
Physical Description:
[2], 16 p., [50] leaves of plates : ill. ; 38 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1342 .P768 1844+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Views of England and the Continent.
Lithographs by C. Hullmandel and Hullmandel & Walton.
Some of the plates appeared in an 1830 edition.
With an added lithographed title page.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in dark green half morocco with marbled boards. Plates are artist's proofs. Bookplate: Ethel and Alexander Nairne. Autograph: Charles W. Fox, Stamford [?], 1849. ALS from John Collett to Ethelwyn, 24.12.98, laid in.
Subject Terms:
Collett, John -- ALS to Ethelwyn, 24.12.98.
Color -- Study and teaching.
Drawing books -- Specimens.
Ethelwyn -- ALS from John Collett, 24.12.98.
Europe -- Description and travel -- Views.
Fox, Charles W. -- Provenance, 1849.
Hullmandel & Walton -- Printer.
Landscape painting -- Technique.
Nairne, Ethel & Alexander -- Bookplate.
Nattali, M.A. -- Publisher.
Painting -- Technique.
Drawing books -- England -- 1844.
Lithographs -- 1830.

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