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Creator:
Follower of Samuel Prout, 1783–1852, British
Title:

A Harbour; Breakwater Left, Small Boats Moored Alongside a Quay with Figures Right

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with brown ink and gouache over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, green-beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to image): 4 5/8 x 7 13/16 inches (11.7 x 19.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "Clear edge of me- | from the edges stay on | [...] board to show | 1/4 all round Flush back"; on back, lower right: "this right hand |corner can be [...] | oul so don cal (?)"; on mount, lower left: "Samuel PROUT (follower of)"; on mount, lower center: "A Harbour; Breakwater left, small boats moored alongside | a quay with figures right"; on back of mount, center: "Samuel Prout (follower of) | A Harbour; breakwater left, small boats | moored alongside a quay with figures right"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.165
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | breakwater | buildings | cargo | chimneys | cityscape | dock | genre subject | harbor | marine art | men | quay | ropes | sailboats | sails | sea | seamen | waves (natural events)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1808
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