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Farm Scene No. 2
Photo credit: Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, mima

Farm Scene No. 2

Samuel Prout (1783–1852)

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, mima
(b Plymouth, 17 Sept. 1783; d London, 10 Feb. 1852). English painter, best known for his watercolour views of Picturesque buildings and streets in Normandy. Many of them appeared as engravings in illustrated books and they helped to build up the British Romantic image of the Continent. His work was greatly admired by Ruskin.

Text source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)


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