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

Study of Figures at Schaffhausen

Part Of:

Collective Title: Prout's Microcosm: The Sketchbook of Groups of Figurines, Shipping, and other Picturesque Objects

Date:
before 1841
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to image): 3 7/16 x 4 7/16 inches (8.7 x 11.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center right; "[...]"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Schaffhausen"; on verso of mount, center: "Samuel Prout | Study of figures at Schaffhausen: | market women etc., including three young | girls sitting in upper group"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.167
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aprons (main garments) | baskets | bonnets | carrying | dresses | figure study | genre subject | girls | hats | headscarves | labor | laborers | market (event) | peasants | women | workers | working
Associated Places:
Europe | Schaffhausen | Switzerland
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1810
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