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      GB/NNAF/P23553
Prout, Samuel (1783-1852) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Born in Plymouth (17 September 1783); educated at Plymouth grammar school and by Rev J Bidlake, where a fellow student was Benjamin Robert Haydon; took up drawing; moved to London and exhibited at the Royal Academy (from 1803); produced illustrations for antiquarian and topographical works; member of the Associated Artists In Water-Colour (1811) and exhibited with them; visited Normandy and produced drawings of vernacular architecture; moved to Hastings for his health (1836), and recovered sufficiently to return to London (1840); died at Camberwell (9 or 10 February 1852)

Thesaurus
WATERCOLOURISTS

Relationships
Family relationship with Prout, John Skinner (1806-1876)
John Prout was Samuel Prout's nephew


Archival Resources
Number noted: 31

Artists' files (51), 20th C
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Artists' Files (Prints and Drawings Dept)

Agreement with H Graves and Co, 1837
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 46140 f. 80

Correspondence,
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 42523

Letter from Sir C L Eastlake, 1832
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 70951 f. 55

Letter to A Cooper, 1843
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Eg 2075 f. 104

Letter to Dr Young, 1845
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 70951 f. 57

Letter to G Cooke, c1825
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 42577 f. 51

Letter to Sir R Peel, 1842
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 40511 f. 343

Letter, with sketch, to - Roberts, 1811-1835
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley B1471 f. 168

Letters to J H Maw, 1836-38
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 45883
Comments: Access by appointment only

Verses, 'The sea', 19th C
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 45680 f. 145

Miscellaneous letters (12), 1821-c1845
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Other information: HMC visit, JRS 1992
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter from, to Charles Till, concerning sale of 200 copies of a volume of lithographs, 19 March 1834
Held at: Lambeth Archives Department
Document reference: IV/27/27

Engravings of drawings, 19th C
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS Eng.c.2262
Other information: Accessions Index 1916-
Comments: Papers listed

Correspondence and papers, c1826-33
Held at: Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Devon and Cornwall Museum Survey 1995

Letters (2) to John James Ruskin,
Held at: Ruskin Library
Document reference: L 81, L 109
Comments: Access by appointment, Handlist available, Collection formerly held at Ruskin Galleries, Bembridge School, Isle of Wight

Letters (3) to John Ruskin,
Held at: Ruskin Library
Document reference: L 107
Comments: Access by appointment, Handlist available, Collection formerly held at Ruskin Galleries, Bembridge School, Isle of Wight

Letter to "My dear Johns", 30/3/1815
Held at: Torquay Museum
Document reference: AR.1523
Comments: Papers listed

Sketchbook of figures, landscapes, etc, ? 19th C
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
Document reference: E.707-1923

Sketchbook of landscapes, animal studies, etc, 1834-1835
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
Document reference: E.708-1923

Sketchbook of landscapes, animal studies, etc, ? 19th C
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
Document reference: E.709-1923

Sketchbook of studies of scenery, cottages, etc in Cornwall, ? 19th C
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
Document reference: D.45-73-1902

Sketchbook of views in Cornwall, ? 19th C
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
Document reference: E.705-1923

Letter from, to Dominic Colnaghi, 1825
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1903/9000/122
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter from, to Dominic Colnaghi, 1835
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1903/9000/122
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter from, to James Northcote, nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1930/2534/104
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter from, to William Daniell, nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1981/67
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter, publisher’s advertisement and engravings (5 items),
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1961/1741/31, 32A-B, 33-34
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (2) from, to Sir William Knighton, 1825
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1980/10; MSL/1979/5116/442
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (9) from, to Benjamin West, W B Cooke and others, also autograph signature, 1825, nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1981/22/1-2; MSL/1979/5116/436-41, 443; MSL/1979/7461/349
Comments: Access by appointment

Signatures, 1843-1852
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1999/3/21-22
Comments: Access by appointment


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55