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

An Illustration of C.J. Apperley ('Nimrod'), "The Life of a Sportsman": 'A Night Scene with Sir Thomas Mostyn'

Date:
1842
Medium:
Watercolor over etched outline, with gouache on medium. slightly textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 13/16 × 7 3/8 inches (12.2 × 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "10 | 28"; inscribed in graphite, verso: lower left: "A Night Scene with Sir Thomas Mostyn | p. 226 Life of a Sportsman - Apperly | HRH. 10128."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.518
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
fence | forest | fox (animal) | fox hunting | hill | horses (animals) | hunt | hunters | hunting | landscape | lantern | literary theme | men | night | shovel | sporting art | sportsmen | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46900
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