Watercolour of a view near Okehampton, 1825 - 1876
Scope and Contents
An undated framed painting, 290 mm x 370 mm.
- 1825 - 1876
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Biographical / Historical
John Skinner Prout (1806-1876), watercolour painter, was born in Plymouth, the nephew of the painter Samuel Prout (1783-1852). After living for a period in Australia, he settled in Bristol where he mixed with local artists. Prout moved on to London where he became a member of the Institute of Painters in Watercolours and contributed regularly to exhibitions. He died on 29 August 1876 in London.
1 item(s) (1 painting) : watercolour
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The provenance of the collection is unknown.
This collection level description was created by RAS. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on John Skinner Prout in Sidney Lee, ed., 'Dictionary of national biography', vol. XVI (London, 1909), p. 424.
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Prout, John Skinner, 1806-1876, watercolour painter
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