(1783 - 1852)
Samuel Prout was active/lived in United Kingdom. Samuel Prout is known for European land-and townscape paintings.
Biography Samuel Prout
suffering from indifferent health, Samuel Prout undertook a number of extended
tours through Europe during the 1820s, including in 1829 as far as
Prague. This trip was undertaken shortly after the artist was appointed
'Painter in Water-colour in Ordinary to the King' and was partly to find
new and interesting subjects to fulfill King George IV's request for
Whilst in the city Prout made a number of detailed on-the-spot pencil
drawings which served as the basis for the highly finished watercolours
executed in his studio on his return. Seventeen such drawings were sold
at auction following his death in 1852 and the penci
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