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

Symptoms: of None of Your Stuff, of a Declaration, of a Meltonian, of Is that a Writ I See Before Me, of a Love Feast, of a Buck

Part Of:

Collective Title: Symptoms of Being Amused

Date:
between 1818 and 1822
Medium:
Graphite and red chalk on medium, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 11/16 × 8 11/16 inches (17 × 22.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "of what damned stuff"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "Symptoms"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "of a Meltonian"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "is that a Writ I see behind me"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center left: "of a love feast"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center right: "of a Buck"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.422
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
couple | feast | genre subject | hats | horseback riders | horseback riding | horses (animals) | meal | men | profile | sporting art | whips (animal equipment) | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46859
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