Alken, Henry (1785-1851) Original Signed Drawing. Small vignette finished in watercolor depicting a hapless man who has stepped on a cat's tail, after tripping over the dog; the cat has dug her claws into the man's leg, and he is helplessly pouring scalding water on himself and the dog below from the kettle, while a woman seated at the tea table voices her disapproval; signed in the lower left; on wove paper, mellow palette, trimmed close, short tear to lower right corner; titled, "Modes of Love" on the verso of the mat, tacked along the edges to mat board, framed, 3 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.
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