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

Steeplechasing: The Field Jumping Into and Out of a Lane

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 × 14 3/8 inches (26 × 36.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "289"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "[19?] | 1o | 12/12"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "c | 53"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "N 18" | A Steeplechase - A Nasty Obstacle"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "9"

Verso, lower left: Collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.514
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
fence | flag | horse racing | horseback riders | horseback riding | horses (animals) | jockeys | jumping | lane (road) | men | race (event) | road | sporting art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47193
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