A native of Plymouth, England, Samuel Prout primarily specialized in European architectural and cityscape subject material, and favored watercolor as his medium. His works have been engraved for the Beauties of England and Wales, The Antiquarian and Topographical Cabinet and for the Illustrations of the Rhine, drawn from Nature and on Stone by S. Prout. In 1829, Prout was appointed "Painter in Water-Colours in Ordinary to His Majesty." He had also been given a similar honors by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Prout was also affiliated with the Associated Artists (or Painters) in Water Colours and was elected the Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1830. His works have been exhibited at the Bond Street Gallery, the Royal Academy, the Old Water Colour Society and more.
This 96+ year old Item is rated Near Mint. Light aging throughout. Small wrinkle - top center. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
This piece was illustrated by Prout, Samuel. Artist initials in print - bottom right of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Water Well, Water Fountain, City Center, City Centre, Cultural Architecture, Streetscape, Townscape, Cultural Architecture