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

A Laborer Seen From Behind Operating a Machine

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, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to image): 3 15/16 x 2 1/2 inches (10 x 6.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, center: "4''"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.170
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study | genre subject | labor | laborer | machine | man | peasant | pedal | vest | wheel | worker | working
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1813
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