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

"Qualified Horses and Unqualified Riders:" 'Swishing at a Rasper From Your Own Timidity and Mismanagement Cause the Horse to Swerve...'

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, with pen, in brown ink, black ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/16 × 10 13/16 inches (21.1 × 27.5 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 8 1/8 × 10 11/16 inches (20.6 × 27.1 cm), and Image: 7 1/2 × 10 5/8 inches (19.1 × 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with black ink, lower center: "Swishing at a Rasper. from your own timidity and mismanagement caused the Horse | to Swave, and at last to Bolt through the only bad Place in the Fence Leaving you | behind in the elegant attitude of the Spread Eagle."; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "25"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "HRH 12 - 4"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.536
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
branches | hill | horseback riders | horseback riding | hunt | hunters | hunting | men | sporting art | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47202
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