Studies of cottages and rural scenery

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“This work appears to have been issued in four montly parts, each of four plates between May and August 1816, before being published as a complete suite. An advertisement on the final leaf of the 1820 edition of John Cawse’s ‘Introduction to the art of painting’ shows that the work was still being issued in four parts at this late date, at a price of three shillings sixpence per part”–Cf. British Architectural Library.


  • Author: Prout, Samuel, 1783-1852.
  • Title: Studies of cottages and rural scenery : drawn and etched in imitation of chalk / by Samuel Prout ; the work will consist of four numbers, to be published monthly, commencing the first of May, 1816 ; and is intended as a companion to the ‘Studies of boats and coast scenery’, also contained in four numbers by the same artist, just published.
  • Published: London : Published by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand; and may be had of all the book and printsellers in the United Kingdom. [J. Diggens, Printer, St. Ann’s Lane, London.], 1816.

Catalog Record

Folio 75 P95 816

Acquired September 2020