The Castle at Heidelberg
Inscribed at lower left, in pencil, Heidelberg
11 3/16 x 16 5/16 in. (285 x 430 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Countess Elsie Lee Gozzi
This is an example of Prout's exceptional topographic draftsmanship. The artist first traveled to Germany in the early 1820s; he reproduced many of his drawings as lithographs in Illustrations of the Rhine, 1824, and Facsimiles of Sketches Made in Flanders and Germany, 1833.