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Samuel Prout

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Samuel Prout
(1783–1852)

The Castle at Heidelberg

Inscribed at lower left, in pencil, Heidelberg

Pencil
11 3/16 x 16 5/16 in. (285 x 430 mm)

Purchased as the gift of Countess Elsie Lee Gozzi

1988.3
Item description: 

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.