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Creator:
Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
Title:
Steeplechasing: Three Riders Taking a Brook
Date:
ca. 1825
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 × 14 3/8 inches (26 × 36.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "10 | 24/1"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "HRH 10 - 24."

Verso, lower left: Two different, Collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.513
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
brook | horse racing | horseback riders | horseback riding | horses (animals) | jockeys | jumping | landscape | men | race (event) | spectators | sporting art | tree | whips (animal equipment)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Constable to Delacroix : British Art and the French Romantics 1820-1840 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003-09-29 - 2004-01-04)

Constable to Delacroix : British Art and the French Romantics 1820-1840 (Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2003-06-01 - 2003-08-27)

Constable to Delacroix : British Art and the French Romantics 1820-1840 (Tate Britain, 2003-02-06 - 2003-05-11)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47192
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