C1844

The City of Sydney, N.S.W., from the Government Paddock, Parramatta Street

Very rare lithograph by the colonial artist John Skinner Prout from his series of views of Sydney, ‘Sydney Illustrated’. One of only two Sydney lithographs by Prout of this size. In the following institutional collections: NLA: Bib ID 2903019

$A 9,500

S/N: SILL-014-NS–231308
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Full Title:

The City of Sydney, N.S.W., from the Government Paddock, Parramatta Street

Date:

C1844

Condition:

Minor wear to centre fold as usual, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph with one tint.

Image Size: 

442mm 
x 262mm

Frame Size: 

745mm 
x 565mm
AUTHENTICITY
The City of Sydney, N.S.W., from the Government Paddock, Parramatta Street - Antique Print from 1844

Genuine antique
dated:

1844

Description:

Very rare lithograph by the colonial artist John Skinner Prout from his series of views of Sydney, ‘Sydney Illustrated’. One of only two Sydney lithographs by Prout of this size.

In the following institutional collections:

NLA: Bib ID 2903019

John Skinner Prout (1805 - 1876)

John Skinner Prout (1805-1876) Prout was born in England Prout emigrated to Australia in 1840 with his wife and seven children. He soon became involved in the colonial life as a commercial artist, lecturing and publishing his own series of lithographs titled, Sydney Illustrated and Tasmania Illustrated in 1844-1846. His time in Tasmania teaching drawing, sketching and watercolours created interest and fostered a number of colonial amateurs. He is represented in all major institutional collections.

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