The Castle at Heidelberg
Inscribed at lower left, in pencil, Heidelberg
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.