Landscape, Woman Crossing a Rustic Bridge

Samuel Prout, 1820 probably before

WAG 1504

About this object

This watercolour was probably made in the first half of Prout's career when he mainly made views of rustic English scenes. He began to almost exclusively paint and exhibit views of the continent after 1820.

Object specifics

  • Artist(s)
    Samuel Prout (British: English, born:17 September 1783, died:10 February 1852)
  • Date
    1820 probably before
  • Materials
    Watercolour; Paper
  • Measurements
    20.7 x 26.2 cm
  • Physical description
    A landscape view of a woman crossing a wooden bridge over a river surrounded by foliage. There is a castle in the middle distance with mountains beyond beneath a yellow sky.
  • Related people
    Agnew's Gallery (Previous owner); William Leighton Leitch (Previous owner); Samuel Prout (Artist/maker); Hilda Walker (Previous owner); T S Walker (Previous owner)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 1504
  • Credit line
    Bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery by Hilda Walker in 1950
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections

Explore related

Publications

  • Early English Drawings and Watercolours in the Walker Art Gallery

    Edward Morris & Timothy Stevens

    Author: Edward Morris & Timothy Stevens
    Publisher: Liverpool Letterpress Limited, Member of the Steel House Press
    Date: 1968
    Description: Catalogue of Early English Drawings and Watercolours in the Walker Art Gallery collection

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Hilda Walker

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Probably by descent from Dr T S Walker
    Owned until: 1950
    Disposal method: Bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery in 1950
  • T S Walker

    Owned from: 1884
    How acquired: Bought from Agnew's Gallery
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Probably by descent to Miss Hilda Walker
  • Agnew's Gallery

    Owned from: 1884
    How acquired: Bought from Christies on 13 March 1884, lot 887
    Owned until: 1884
    Disposal method: Sold to Dr T S Walker in July 1884
  • William Leighton Leitch

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1884
    Disposal method: Sold at Christies on 13 March 1884, lot 877

Inscriptions

Item inscriptions

  • Inscription text: Agnew (Liverpool)
    Inscription method: Label
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Backing
  • Inscription text: Exchange Art Gallery, Dale Street
    Inscription method: Label
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Backing
Object view = Fine Art
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