21 November 2007
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)
(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.
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