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Creator:
Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
Title:
Symptoms: of to be Sold, of Despair, of Who is There, of Sold and Had Him a Week
Date:
between 1818 and 1822
Medium:
Graphite and red chalk on medium, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/8 × 8 7/8 inches (18.1 × 22.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "4"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center left: "of to be sold", inscribed in graphite, verso, center right: "of Despair"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "of Who is there"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "of Had him a Week"

Watermark: J Green | 1818

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.420
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
candle | genre subject | handgun | horseback riders | horseback riding | horses (animals) | jockey | men | sporting art | suicide | table | whip | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46857
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