1822 Sherwood after Alken - SURREY HUNT - hand coloured aquatint - AntiqueORIGINALS
1822 Sherwood after Alken - SURREY HUNT - hand coloured aquatint - AntiqueORIGINALS
1822 Sherwood after Alken - SURREY HUNT - hand coloured aquatint - AntiqueORIGINALS

1822 Sherwood after Alken - SURREY HUNT - hand coloured aquatint

£75.00

Antique hand coloured etching titled “ To Daniel Haigh Esq. and the Gentlemen Subscribers of the Surrey Hunt, This Portrait of one of their Members and of His Horse”

Published by Sherwood & Co Paternoster Row 1822.

21.5 x 13.3 cm

Exquisite original hand colour.

A scene of the Surrey Hunt cover from The Annals of Sporting and Fancy Gazette. 

Thomas Sutherland (c.1785 - 1827) was a British aquatinter and artist who lived and worked in London.

Samuel Alken (1756 - 1815) was a British landscape artist and pioneer of aquatint printing. Alken is particularly remembered for his sporting scenes, particularly of hunting, a genre in which his sons, Samuel and Henry Thomas, also worked.

Evidence of earlier mounting to corners on verso. Very light foxing to sky.