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

"Qualified Horses and Unqualified Riders:" `Returning Home in Triumph. He Disdain'd a Slothful Easey Life; so Took to Hunting'

Date:
undared
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 10 5/8 inches (20.3 × 27 cm) and Image: 7 1/2 × 10 9/16 inches (19.1 × 26.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with black ink, lower center: "Returning Home in Triumph. | He disdain'd a slothful Easey Life; so he took to Hunting"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "3"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "HRH 12 - 5A"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.537
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | fences | horse (animal) | 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:47203
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