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    Sale 7435

    British Works on Paper

    21 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 139

    Samuel Prout, O.W.S (1783-1852)

    The Rialto Bridge, Venice; and View of Basle

    Price Realised  

    Samuel Prout, O.W.S (1783-1852)
    The Rialto Bridge, Venice; and View of Basle
    the first signed 'S. Prout' (lower right, on the boat)
    pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour heightened with bodycolour
    8¾ x 13 1/8 in. (22.2 x 33.3 cm.); and 9¼ x 13½ in. (23.5 x 34.4 cm.) (2)


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    Provenance

    (1) with Davis & Langdale, New York.
    (1) Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 21 March 1980, lot 124, where purchased by the present owner.
    (2) R.U. Lloyd, from October 1948.
    (2) Anonymous sale; 12 July 1988, lot 175, where purchased by the present owner.