Henry Alken. With an introd. by Theodore Cook by Walter Shaw Sparrow

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Published by Williams and Norgate in London .

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  • Alken, Henry Thomas, -- 1784-1851.

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SeriesThe Sport of our fathers, v. 1
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LC ClassificationsNE960.3 G6 S6
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Pagination55p.
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17577596M

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Estimate: $1, - $2, Description: HENRY ALKEN (british )/span HORSE AND RIDER; AND A COMPANION Each signed 'H. Alken' bottom left, pair oils on board Each: 13 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. ( x 26cm) (2) provenance: /spanThe Collection of Mr.

and Mrs. Gerald and Lyn Hempt, Pennsylvania. Condition Report: Fine overall condition each; no evidence of any. These antique prints of hunting and sports are by Henry Thomas Alken.

Alken ( - ) was an English painter and engraver. He was a keen rural sportsman. He is most famous for hunting and sporting prints. He engraved many of his prints himself.

They often had a lively and humorous style. A large collection of his prints are in the British. View Henry Alken’s artworks on artnet.

Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction ality: British. London: T. McLean, Item # The Rarest Alken In ColorThe Comic Story of Men On Steeds At Unsafe SpeedsALKEN, Henry.

Sporting Notions. London: T. McLean, First edition. Oblong quarto 10 1/4 x 14 1/8 in; x mm. Thirty-six hand-colored soft-ground etchings and aquatints with tissue guards, as issued without title page, watermarked Author: Henry ALKEN. Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq.

of Halston, Shropshire. London: Rudolph Ackermann, "A Most Valuable and Important Book" Second and Enlarged Edition With Additional Text and Six Extra Hand-Colored Plates [ALKEN, Henry, illustrator]. Alken went on to father five children, of whom two were artists, Samuel Henry, also a sporting artist, known as Henry Alken junior, and Sefferien junior.

From about onwards Alken “produced an unending stream of paintings, drawings and engravings of every type of field and other sporting activity,” and his soft-ground etchings were. Alken, Henry. A Panorama of the Progress of Human Life Fashionably Displayed Illustrating Shakespeare's Ages and Giving at the Same Time the Manners, Costume, Amusements, And Field Sports of the English People.

“Henry Alken was the premier sporting illustrator of his time. He worked in colored aquatint in a style akin to that of Rowlandson and the early George Cruikshank” (Ray, 32).

First published inAlken’s Popular Songs explores the comic side of human nature in a series of prints depicting the follies and foibles of English society. The artist must have been a fan of Alken’s work. They wouldn’t have been alone. Book plate in The National Sports of Great Britain, Henry Alken ().

National Sporting Library & Museum, the gift of John H. and Martha Daniels. Henry Alken ( – ) was a prolific painter and illustrator. The Library holds upwards of 60 volumes of his. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sparrow, Walter Shaw, Henry Alken.

New York, C. Scribners̕ Sons, A Steeple-Chase, Plate III,s Original Hand-Colored Art Print Drawn by Henry Alken from A History of Steeple-Chasing 1st Ed. Book. Analog21 5. In excellent condition. Framed in attractive wood and gold frame with cream wash-line mat. Image size: 4 7/8 x 8 1/4 inches.

A pretty aquatint depicting coursing from Henry Alken's celebrated book "The National Sports of Great Britain". This charming print by Henry Alken comes from a book entitled "The National Sports of Great Britain". ALKEN, Henry Thomas ().

Scraps from the Sketch-Book of Henry Alken, engraved by himself. London: Thomas M'Lean, 4to., (10 4/8 x 8 2/8 inches). Engraved frontispiece and 41 engraved plates with original hand-colour in full.

19th-century crimson morocco, gilt by Riviere & Son (covers detached). ALKEN, Henry () The High Mettled Racer. London: S. & J. Fuller, Oblong folio. 6 hand-colored aquatint plates by Alken and T. Sutherland after Alken. Original upper wrapper title trimmed and mounted to front endpaper. With a modern letterpress title.

Each print within a passe-partout : Henry ALKEN. Book plate in The National Sports of Great Britain, Henry Alken ().

National Sporting Library & Museum, the gift of John H. and Martha Daniels. Henry Alken ( – ) was a prolific painter and illustrator.

The Library holds upwards of 60 volumes of his work. His subjects included all varieties of sporting topics as well as coaching. Henry Alken worked in both oil and watercolour, and also made a living as an etcher.

He wrote the book National Sports of Great Britain and his work was frequently copied by his son, Henry (Gordon). Alken was born on 12 October in Soho London and baptised on November 6 at St James's Church, Piccadilly.

Henry ALKEN (London, ) In Full in Cry oil on panel signed 'H. ALKEN' 16 x 20 inches, inc. frame Henry Thomas Alken 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 and Brand: Henry Alken. WITH 50 HAND-COLORED ENGRAVINGS BY HENRY ALKEN. ALKEN, Henry. The National Sports of Great Britain. London, Second edition of this compendium of British sports, with 50 hand-colored engravings (different from those in the first edition) depicting hunting, angling, horse-racing, and other diversion, handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt by Zaehnsdorf.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Noakes, Aubrey. World of Henry Alken. [London] Witherby [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Henry Thomas Alken; Henry Thomas Alken; Henry Alken.

The wonderful Henry Alken snr. excelled at drawing horses, but he had a mischievous side and produced numerous prints of carriage accidents.

[His Return From the Races is at the top of this post]. These are light-hearted, often mocking the young sporting gentlemen of his day and their ‘boy-racer’ equipages, but the potential for an accident. The Quorn Hunt and Its Masters Hardcover – March 8, by Henry Alken (Author), William Charles Arlington Blew (Author) See all 15 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ Author: William C. Blew, Henry Thomas Alken. The Road, by, Henry Alken, s restrike of Antique, Engraving, Coaching, Print, by Henry Alken and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort by Henry 2, × 2,; MB Henry Thomas Alken - Beating a Gorse 4, × 3,; MB Henry Thomas Alken - Duck Shooting - Google Art 4, × 3,; MB.

The Life of a Sportsman (Old English) Hardcover – January 1, by Henry Nimrod. Illust. by Alken (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 52 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from 4/5(2). offers the best selection of Henry Thomas Alken art prints for sale online, with easy pricing, free shipping & returns, and custom framing options for. ALKEN, HENRY (fl. –), draftsman and engraver, is said to have been originally huntsman, stud-groom, or trainer to the Duke of Beaufort.

His earliest productions were published anonymously under the signature of ‘Ben Tallyho;’ but in he issued with his name ‘The Beauties & Defects in the Figure of the Horse comparatively. Book: Henry Alken A set of six Plates on Horse Riding. Dickins Auctioneers Ltd. See Sold Price. Henry Alken () British.

A Racing Scene, John Nicholson Auctioneers. See Sold Price. Book: Henry Alken A Trip to Melton Mowbray a large. Dickins Auctioneers Ltd. Book: Henry Alken Symptons of Being Amused, Dickins Auctioneers Ltd. See Sold Price. Henry Alken () Set of 5 Lithographs.

Vogt Galleries Texas. See Sold Price, Henry Alken & - [Egan ] Real. Author of The national sports of Great Britain, Alken's characteristic sketches of shooting, Illustrations to popular songs, A panorama of the progress of human life, Sporting scrap book, The art and practice of etching, The art and practice of etching with directions for other methods of light and entertaining engraving, Ideas, accidental and incidental to hunting, and.

The book is comprised of fifty coloured aquatints of sporting scenes with an accompanying text. Published in by Thomas McLean, the images vary in subject from Bull baiting to Otter hunting. This charming print is seventh in a series of shooting prints. Henry Thomas Alken was born into what became an artistic : Henry Thomas ALKEN.

History. Samuel Alken entered the Royal Academy Schools, London, as a sculptor in He published A New Book of Ornaments Designed and Etched by Samuel Alken inand later established himself as one of the most competent engravers in the new technique of aquatint. His works included plates after George Morland, Richard Wilson, Thomas Rowlandson and Born: OctoLondon, UK.

Henry ALKEN (, London) Huntsman and Hounds oil on canvas Signed "Alken" (centre right) 32 x 37,5 inches, inc. frame Henry Thomas Alken was an English painter and engraver chiefly known as a caricaturist and illustrator of sporting subjects and coaching : Henry Alken.

London: T. McLean, The Rarest Alken In Color The Comic Story of Men On Steeds At Unsafe Speeds ALKEN, Henry. Sporting Notions. London: T. McLean, First edition. Oblong quarto (10 1/4 x 14 1/8 in; x mm). Thirty-six hand-col. A Steeple-Chase, Plate II,s Original Hand-Colored Art Print Drawn by Henry Alken from A History of Steeple-Chasing 1st Ed.

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This banner text can have markup. web; The art and practice of etching by Henry Thomas Alken. Publication date Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Pages: Henry Thomas Alken was a painter and engraver, son of the artist Samuel Alken.

He worked in London and the provinces and was prolific in a variety of media, including painting, etching and watercolor. Trained as a miniature painter, his works always had a graphic precision.

He is known for hunting, coaching, racing and other animal subjects, a. Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson ALKEN, HENRY⁠— [PRINCE HENRY, DUKE OF GLOUCESTER]A Group of Four Titles from the Collection of Prince Henry, Duke of GloucesterSporting Discoveries or the Miseries of Hunting in a Series of Seven Plates, Being Hints to Young Sportsmen by Ben Tally-Ho.

London: S. and J. Fuller. London: Ben. Brooks, View set of four. Aquatint with original hand coloring. Each page measures 14 x Beautiful set of four aquatints depicting the first steeple-chase race on record. Plate I is titled Ipswich, the Watering-place behind the Barracks, Plate II The large field near Biles's Corner, Plate III The last field near Nacton Heath and Plate IV Nacton Church and Author: Henry ALKEN.

Henry Alken () was an English painter and engraver known primarily as a caricaturist and illustrator of sporting subjects and coaching scenes, with an eye often cocked to the follies of human behavior.

Henry Alken 9 artworks English painter, illustrator, printmaker and engraver. Born - Died Nationality: English. London: Published by Thomas McLean, but later, plates watermarked Alken, Henry. First edition. Parallel titles and text in English and French, text leaves with numerical signatures from Hand-colored engraved additional title, 50 hand-colored aquatint plates by I.

Clark after Henry Alken. Final two plates and final two text leaves with silver-fish loss toBook Edition: First Edition.Artist: Written and illustrated by Henry Thomas Alken (British, London – London) Date: Medium: Etching, engraving Accession: Ref On view in: Not on view One Days Sport of Three Real Good Ones.MLA citation style: Tily, Eugene James, Engraver, and Henry Thomas Alken.

Fox hunting, plate The meet at Cover / drawn by Henry Alken ; engraved by Eugene Tily.

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