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Creator:
Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
Title:
Symptoms: of Doubtful Amusement - or Craneing, of Anxious Amusement - or Sure of a Bite, of Public Amusement - or No Taxes, Dangerous Amusement - or a Slapper, Private Amusement - or Cruelty
Date:
between 1822 and 1827
Medium:
Graphite and red chalk on thin, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/4 × 8 13/16 inches (18.4 × 22.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "62"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "of Doubtful amusement or Craning"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "of anxious Amusement or sure of a Bite"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "of Publick amusement or no Taxes"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "of Dangerous Amusement [..?.]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "of Private Amusement or Cruelty"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.574
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cruelty | fence | fishing | genre subject | horseback riders | horseback riding | horses (animals) | jumping | men | sporting art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46942
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