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Coast scene with cliffs and fishermen: 596

Object information

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Coast scene with cliffs and fishermen


Draughtsman: Prout, Samuel



Measurements and weight

Height: 224 mm
Width: 319 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1878) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur


Production date: before AD 1822 : Probable dates; see 'notes'

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( white; laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over slight traces of graphite on white paper, laid down on mounting card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: S. Prout
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brush
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: 596
Primary reference Number: 12260
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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