18 November 2004
Samuel Prout, O.W.S. (1783-1852)
Shipping Vessels beached by an old wharf with a town beyond
pencil and watercolour
10¾ x 17½ in. (26.6 x 44.5 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 19 July 1979, lot 206.
with Davis & Long, New York, where purchased for the present collection
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New York, Davis & Long, English Watercolours, November 1980, no. 47.
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