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Creator:
Samuel Prout, 1783–1852, British
Title:
Beach Scene
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, pen and gray ink, pen and black ink, and graphite on moderately thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 × 10 inches (19.7 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "[...]"; in graphite, upper left: "4763"; in graphite, upper center: "BTTT"; in graphite, upper right: "From the White Rock"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1359
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beach | boats | buildings | castle | cliffs | figures | landscape | marine art | ruins | sails | sand | sandstone | sea | shore (landform) | waves (natural events)
Associated Places:
East Sussex | England | Hastings | Hastings Castle | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Block Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Toledo Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Portland Art Museum, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

Behold the Sea (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-06-14 - 2003-09-07)

Publications:
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Scott Wilcox, British watercolors, drawings of the 18th and 19th centuries from the Yale Center for British Art , Hudson Hill Press, New York, 1985, no. 39, pl. 39, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12798
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