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

Drawing for "Specimens of Riding Near London:" Fancy - View Near Gray's Inn Road

Date:
between 1809 and 1823
Medium:
Graphite and red chalk on medium, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/16 × 8 7/8 inches (16 × 22.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "16.10A"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "2"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center left: "5"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "HRH 16-2"

Watermark: "J Watman | 1809"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.565
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
horseback riders | horseback riding | horses (animals) | men | sporting art | trotting | whip
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46933
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