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Creator:
Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
Title:

"Topping a Park fence and doing the thing easy"

Date:
1827
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 10 1/2 inches (20.3 × 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed top left in graphite: "Topping a Park Fence and doing the thing easy-"; bottom left in artist's hand in graphite: ''H. Alken | 1827"

Signed bottom left in graphite in artist's hand: "H. Alken |1827"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.409
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
equestrian | horse (animal) | sporting art | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46080
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