Henry Thomas Alken (British, 1785-1851) The Meet
- Sold for:
- American & European Works of Art - 2609B
- Date / Time :
- September 07, 2012 12:00PM
Henry Thomas Alken (British, 1785-1851)
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.
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.