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Henry Alken (1785-1851)
Lot of 4 Original Henry Alken Aquatints National ...

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Lot of 4 Original Henry Alken Aquatints National Sports of Great Britain, 1820

Lot of 4 Original Aquatint (Hand-colored) Engravings - Sporting Engravings by Henry Alken (1785-1851) | From the The National Sports of Great Britain series engraved by John Heaviside Clark (c. 1771-1863) | Published: London: Thomas McLean, Jan. 1, 1820 | Titles: WILD FOWL SHOOTING; SALMON FISHING, BEAR BAITING, and A MATCH AT THE BADGER | Ea. Approx. 14" W x 11" H

Henry Thomas Alken (12 October 1785 – 7 April 1851) was an English painter and engraver chiefly known as a caricaturist and illustrator of sporting subjects and coaching scenes. His most prolific period of painting and drawing occurred between 1816 and 1831.

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