Henry Thomas Alken - Untitled, from "Scraps from the Sketch-Book of Henry Alken", 1820 (detail)

Henry Thomas Alken

Illustration

May 19, 2013

Henry Thomas Alken was an English painter and engraver best known as a caricaturist and illustrator of sporting subjects and coaching scenes.

Featured image: Henry Thomas Alken - Untitled, from "Scraps from the Sketch-Book of Henry Alken", 1820 (detail). Hand-colored etching. 9 3/10 × 13 1/5 in. 23.5 × 33.6 cm. This is part of a limited edition set. Photo courtesy Sylvan Cole Gallery