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