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Creator:
Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
Title:
"Sporting Discoveries, or the Miseries of Driving..." You Discover that the Reins are Under His Tail
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, with pen, in brown ink and black ink, over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 × 10 3/8 inches (19.1 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "15"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "HRH 12 - 15A"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.546
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
carriage | driver | driving | falling | genre subject | horse (animal) | man | rearing (horse) | reins | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46921
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