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

Symptoms: of Coming From the Hunt, of Star Gazing, Going to the Hunt, of an Elegant Writer, of Toasting and Old Friend.

Part Of:

Collective Title: Symptoms of Being Amused

Date:
between 1818 and 1822
Medium:
Graphite, red chalk, with traces of gouache on medium, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 9/16 × 8 3/4 inches (19.2 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "of Coming from the Hunt"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "of Star Gazing"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "Going to the Hunt"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "of an Elegant Writer"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "of Toasting an old Friend"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.418
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47436
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