Illustration to R.S. Surtees', "Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities": 'Lift me Up! Tie me in my Chair! Fill my Glass'
- Graphite and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper
- Sheet: 4 1/16 × 6 9/16 inches (10.3 × 16.7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "page 558"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "HRM 10-30."
Signed in graphite, lower left: "H. Alken"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- chairs | clock | door | drinking | drunk | falling | genre subject | interior | literary theme | men | mirror | paintings | statue | table | wine
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Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British, Illustration to R.S. Surtees', "Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities": 'Lift me Up! Tie me in my Chair! Fill my Glass', undated