ALKEN (HENRY) [Sporting Notions], 1831-1833
Lot 160
Sporting Notions], [Thomas McLean, 1831-1833, watermarked 1830-1833]
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Lot Details
Sporting Notions], 36 hand-coloured soft-ground etchings with aquatint, light marginal soiling, without title or text as issued, contemporary half morocco gilt, rubbed [Dixon 95; Mellon/Snelgrove 34; Schwerdt I, p.23; Tooley 54], folio (360 x 255mm.), [Thomas McLean, 1831-1833, watermarked 1830-1833]


  • THE SCHWERDT COPY, IN THE RARER HAND-COLOURED STATE. "The plates are fine examples of Alken's work at the height of his career" (Dixon).

    Provenance: C.F.G.R. Schwerdt, bookplate.
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