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Henry Thomas Alken (British, 1785-1851) The Meet

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Henry Thomas Alken (British, 1785-1851)

The Meet
Unsigned, identified on a presentation plaque, stenciled and inscribed "EN590...Lt
25 23-11-84" on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 17 3/4 x 25 5/8 in. (45.1 x 65.1 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, trimmed canvas, abrasions along frame liner, craquelure, minor skinning.

Provenance: Christie, Manson & Woods, Important English Pictures, London, November 23, 1984, Lot 25 (illus.); collection of Louis D. "Bud" Root (1922-2009), Southampton, New York.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Retouch clustered in the sky u.l. corner, scattered retouch to the riders' jackets and to the horse in the center. Unveven varnish. Canvas trimmed of tacking edges and lined. The lining canvas has some age to it.

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Henry Thomas Alken, London, Southampton, Alken, Illus

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