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

"Doing the Thing: and the Thing Done:" Afternoon. Returning Home in Fine Trim. Doing the Most you Can

Additional Title(s):

Evening, Doing the Most You Can.

Date:
1818
Medium:
Watercolor, with pen, in brown ink, over graphite on medium, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/16 × 9 3/16 inches (15.4 × 23.3 cm) and Image: 5 13/16 × 9 inches (14.8 × 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, verso, upper right: "Evening | Doing the most you can"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: HRH. 12-9."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.544
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
fields | horseback riders | horseback riding | horses (animals) | landscape | men | sporting art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46919
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