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Creator:
George Alken, 1794–active 1837, British
Title:

Releasing a Bag-Fox

Date:
1821
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on moderately thick, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/2 × 11 1/8 inches (21.6 × 28.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "G. Alken | 1821"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center right: "HRM. 17-6."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.375
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bag | dogs (animals) | field | fox (animal) | fox hunting | horseback riders | horseback riding | horses (animals) | hounds (dogs) | hunt | hunters | hunting | men | sporting art | tree
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47125
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