5 June 2007
Samuel Prout, O.W.S. (1783-1852)
The Arch of St Mark's, Venice, with figures in oriental costume in the foreground; and The Arch of Constantine, Rome
both signed with monogram (lower left)
pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour, with gum arabic, heightened with touches of bodycolour
12½ x 8½ in (31.8 x 21.6 cm.); and 13 x 9½ in. (33 x 24.2 cm.)
a pair (2)
with G. M. Lotinga, London.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 7 May 1948, lot 58, as 'An Eastern Courtyard, with figures; and A Ruined Building and Figures' (sold 19 gns to Rodman).
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