Date: ca. 1805
This tiny watercolor is a major tour de force of technical skill. Prout made it in Plymouth, on the coast of Cornwall, where he was born and raised. Note how he has used the surface texture of the paper to help give this scene its three-dimensional effect.
Medium: Watercolor on paper
Dimensions: H: 7 1/2 x W: 11 5/8 in.
Collection: Julian Wood Glass Jr. Collection
Category: Paintings - Landscapes
Purchased August 17, 1982 from Davis & Langdale. Exhibited: Davis & Langdale Company, Inc., New York, New York "English Watercolors", May 13 - June 4, 1982, Catalogue No. 34.