John Skinner Prout (1805-76) Australia

Biographical Information

The nephew of Samuel Prout, Prout was born in England in 1806 and arrived in Australia in 1840 where he became a well-known and successful artist, / lithographer and lecturer. He moved to Hobart, Tasmania where he established a vogue for painting in watercolour and published further lithographs before returning to London in 1848 In 1844 he published a series of lithographic views in 'Sydney Illustrated'. Here he began a fashion for painting watercolours. After a brief visit to Melbourne he returned to England in 1848. He died in 1876 Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Willoughby Falls, c. 1842
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Willoughby Falls, c. 1842
Oil on canvas, 91.5 x 73 cm
Australian Paintings & Books, Christies, Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings1311A$180,000 N/A
Works on Paper27297A$176,750 A$1,236
Prints & Graphics6529A$7,150 A$778

* Calculated on sales over the last three years, where there are a sufficient number of sales over that period.

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